Posted: 04.10.2022 11:36:00

Pentagon said US set to simultaneously counteract Russia and China

The United States is determined to simultaneously oppose Russia and China, believing that these states are acting together – as noted by Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Celeste Wallander, TASS reports


She made this statement during a speech at the Washington Centre for Strategic and International Studies, “the reality is that, in the global security environment, the United States is – and our allies and partners across the world are confronted by both a rising and dangerous China, and a declining and dangerous Russia. And so the United States doesn’t really have a choice but to cope with both challenges.”

She believes that Moscow and Beijing ‘co-ordinate [their actions] in tactical and strategic terms, many of their interests align’.