30 Jan '18, 7pm

This is how the US is planning to fight a war with China and Russia:

This is how the US is planning to fight a war with China and Russia:

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is in the opening stages of “redesigning the force” around the challenges of Russia and China , the department’s No. 2 uniformed official said Tuesday — while warning that America may not be able to afford preparing for two unique problem sets. The recent National Defense Strategy identified great power competitors as the major challenge facing the Pentagon, but Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, noted that the plans required to counter each nation are naturally “in tension with one another” for resources. “Here’s why they will be in competition with each other: They are not the same,” Selva explained during an event hosted by the Defense Writers Group. “There are two unique competitions that we have to deal with, and the elements are overlapping but not the same.” The primary way that tension plays out depends on who wou...

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