I just want to know if this section will be in the final approved bill that gets signed. (https://www.govtrack.us/
1097.Department of Defense strategy for countering unconventional warfare(a)Strategy requiredThe Secretary of Defense shall, in consultation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the heads of other appropriate departments and agencies of the United States Government, develop a strategy for the Department of Defense to counter unconventional warfare threats posed by adversarial state and non-state actors.(b)ElementsThe strategy required under subsection (a) shall include each of the following:(1)An articulation of the activities that constitute unconventional warfare threats to the United States and allies.(2)A clarification of the roles and responsibilities of the Department of Defense in providing indications and warning of, and protection against, acts of unconventional warfare.(3)An analysis of the adequacy of current authorities and command structures necessary for countering unconventional warfare.(4)An articulation of the goals and objectives of the Department of Defense with respect to countering unconventional warfare threats.(5)An articulation of related or required interagency capabilities and whole-of-Government activities required by the Department of Defense to support a counter-unconventional warfare strategy.(6)Recommendations for improving the counter-unconventional warfare capabilities, authorities, and command structures of the Department of Defense.(7)Recommendations for improving interagency coordination and support mechanisms with respect to countering unconventional warfare threats.(8)Recommendations for the establishment of joint doctrine to support counter-unconventional warfare capabilities within the Department of Defense.(9)Any other matters the Secretary of Defense considers appropriate.(c)Submittal to CongressNot later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees the strategy required by subsection (a). The strategy shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may include a classified annex.(d)Unconventional warfare definedIn this section, the term unconventional warfare means activities conducted to enable a resistance movement or insurgency to coerce, disrupt, or overthrow a government or occupying power by operating through or with an underground, auxiliary, or guerrilla force in a denied area.
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