I’m not sure I believe that, but even if I did, a president hasn’t the ability to fix all that single handed you and some things are just inevitable. This is why I’m so anti MIC, and basically what you have here is the Pentagon admitting that our military isn’t about defense, it’s about robbing resources around the world at gunpoint.
Pentagon study declares American empire is ‘collapsing’
Report demands massive expansion of military-industrial complex to maintain global ‘access to resources’
For example, the Pentagon just last year said that the US empire is collapsing and that unless their budget is vastly exopanded so that we can continue to exploit natural resources around the world, it’s inevitable.