Pentagon: Russia and China Are America’s Biggest Military Threats

February 14, 2018 8:15 am nationalinterest.org
Pentagon: Russia and China Are America’s Biggest Military Threats

The Trump Administration’s new fiscal year 2019 defense budget proposal squarely takes aim at Russia and China as the United States enters into a renewed era of great power competition. “A major thrust of the National Defense Strategy oriented on great power competition: specifically, Russia and China,” Lt. Gen. Anthony R. Ierardi, director of force structure, resources and assessment on the Joint Staff told reporters at the Pentagon on Feb.…

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