Forget the Mexico border, the new US military budget is focused on ‘China, China, China’

//Forget the Mexico border, the new US military budget is focused on ‘China, China, China’

Forget the Mexico border, the new US military budget is focused on ‘China, China, China’

Chinese bombers. Chinese hypersonic missiles. Chinese cyberattacks. Chinese anti-satellite weapons.To a remarkable degree, the 2020 Pentagon budget proposal is shaped by national security threats that acting defence secretary Patrick Shanahan summarised in three words: “China, China, China.”The US is still fighting small wars against Islamic extremists, and Russia is considered a serious concern, but Shanahan wants to shift the military’s main focus to what he considers the more pressing…

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