US Election 2020: What Does It Mean For American Defence?

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"No matter who wins, there will be an economic recession," said Dr Karin von Hippel, Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), as COVID-19 continues to maintain its grip over the nation. More than eight million cases have been reported in the US since the start of the pandemic, which has dominated non-defence debate, alongside racial issues and healthcare. "They will be working with, presumably, a smaller budget unless the economy rebounds very quickly – but at the moment it’s not clear it will," Dr von Hippel added.