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Five National Security Issues to Watch in the State of the Union and Beyond

President Barack Obama‘s final State of the Union address follows a tumultuous week in global affairs.

Already, 2016 has brought increased tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, a North Korean nuclear-test claim, and worries that China’s economic woes could trigger another global economic crisis. A presidential contest once thought to revolve around domestic and economic issues has put national security front and center.

The above excerpt was originally published in The Wall Street Journal.