Dear Mr. Chairman:  (Dear Madam Chair:)

In accordance with section 1264(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (Public Law 115-91), as amended, 50 U.S.C. 1549(b), I am transmitting notice of changes to the legal and policy frameworks for the United States’ use of military force and related national security operations. 

I am enclosing a copy of the unclassified notice and its classified annex, which includes the Presidential Policy Memorandum outlining the changes.


                               JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR.

View the unclassified report here.

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