Præsident Donald Trump har lanceret en ny national sikkerhedsstrategi. Rusland og Kina er USA's store konkurrenter.
Her er nogle af de vigtigste punkter:
Kina og Rusland ses som de primære udfordrer af USA
Side 25 gøres dette meget klart:
A central continuity in history is the contest for power. The present time period is no different. Three main sets of challengers — the revisionist powers of China and Russia, the rogue states of Iran and North Korea, and transnational threat organizations, particularly jihadist terrorist groups—are actively competing against the United States and our allies and partners.
Her er nogle af hovedpunkterne:
"China and Russia challenge American power, influence, and interests, attempting to erode American security and prosperity, (s. 2)"
"China and Russia are developing advanced weapons and capabilities that could threaten our critical infrastructure and our command and control architecture, (s. 8)"
"Today, actors such as Russia are using information tools in an attempt to undermine the legitimacy of democracies, (s. 14)"
"China and Russia er revisionistiske magter (s. 25)" "China and Russia want to shape a world antithetical to U.S. values and interests (s. 25)" "Russia aims to weaken U.S. influence in the world and divide us from our allies and partners, (s. 25)" "Through modernized forms of subversive tactics, Russia interferes in the democratic political affairs of countries around the world, (s. 26)" "Russia uses information operations as part of its offensive cyber efforts to influence public opinion across the globe. Its influence campaign blend covert intelligence operations and false online personas with state-funded media, third-party intermediaries, and paid social media uses or 'trolls,' (s. 35)" etc...
Læs videre på: https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/NSS-Final-12-18-2017-0905.pdf