It was recently reported that China tested a new hypersonic missile in August. This nuclear-capable rocket circled the globe and apparently took U.S. intelligence by surprise. So what does this mean for the U.S.? Do we have the ability to stop a missile traveling at 10,000 miles per hour traveling through space? As we continue to see our adversaries become more forward in their development, it’s important to continue asking if the U.S. is able to adequately defend against all the threats that exist. On this episode Dakota Wood talks about the state of our preparedness, and uses the 2022 Index of Military Strength to demonstrate why the U.S. is only marginally able to defend America’s vital national interests.

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2022 Index of U.S. Military Strength

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