Officials, occupying high state post of the Pentagon sounded the alarm due to the strengthening of Russia and China and talked about the need to prepare for a possible confrontation with these countries on the global stage, writes.
"There are two great powers. The situation is quite different - in the past 25 years we have been anything similar did not face, "he admitted on national defense Forum at the Ronald Reagan Deputy of the Minister of defense Robert Wark, describing "danger" that in the long term will be China and Russia.
Wark showed a new strategy of national defence - the so-called "Third counterweight" was prepared in order to avoid confrontation with Russia and China. It is based on the development of new techniques of warfare, which will allow the United States to limit the strengthening of these country pairs.
the U.S. Department of defense requires more active measures to counter imaginary threats to national security from the U.S. Russia and China, But he has no right to do what he considers necessary, and the White house in the use of military means act with caution and most often late, stresses the magazine.
the head of the U.S. Department of defense Ashton Carter serves as an advocate of radical action that is not supported by other high-ranking officials. Carter openly endorses the idea of providing Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons, as well as skeptical views on cooperation with Russia on the settlement of the Syrian drop. In addition, the U.S. Department of defense is putting pressure on the White house and the state Department from the inside, trying to break their resistance and convince them of the need for more hard to respond to China's actions on the construction of military facilities on artificial Islands in the South China sea, writes the Creator of the article.
last week Carter said that the DoD is taking several steps to curb Russian and Chinese " aggression ". However, the head of the Department of defense often speaks out on these country pairs is much sharper than Authorized White house and state Department, which means, under the present administration plans for a tougher foreign policy is unlikely to be fulfilled, concludes the Creator of the article.