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America’s Military Space Force: What Is It and What It’s Up Against


Executive Office of the President, “Streamlining Commercial Space Regulations,” Space Policy Directive-2, May 24, 2018.

Todd Harrison, et. al. Space Threat Assessment 2021, Washington, DC: CSIS, April 1, 2021, pp. 8-17.

Todd Harrison, Kaitlyn Johnson, and Makena Young, “Defense Against the Dark Arts In Space: Protecting Space Systems from Counterspace Weapons,” CSIS, 25 February 2021.

Peter L. Hays, “What Should the Space Force Do? Insights from Spacepower Analogies, Doctrine, and Culture,” in Cassandra Steer and Matthew Hersch, eds., War and Peace in Outer Space, Oxford University Press, 2021, pp. 153-180.

United States 114th Congress, “Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act,” Public Law 114–90, November 25, 2015.

The White House, The United States Space Priorities Framework, December 2021.

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