Russia, China react to Trump’s security strategy remarks

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Trump puts the ‘America first’ national security strategy

The president’s strategy is based on the protection of the American population, the promotion of American prosperity, the preservation of peace through strength and the advancing American influence; John Roberts, the RAID on ‘special report.’

President Donald Trump’s “America First” strategy, detailed in a speech Monday, featured strong words about China and Russia, countries that the President described as a “rival powers” to the United States

But despite Trump the stated goal of the building “seemed to be a great partnership,” both countries are less enthusiastic about the plan, issued in reply on Tuesday.

US President, Trump announced the national security strategy, the first of its kind since he took office in January and the 17th since the former Reagan administration began to submit the report to the US Congress in 1987

— Xinhua North America (@XHNorthAmerica) December 18, 2017

A document outlining Trump’s plan, accused Russia of “subversive” measures to weaken America’s credibility, and the European governments, in particular the call from Moscow for “his invasions in Georgia and Ukraine.”

The document does not explicitly Russian efforts mentioned in the last year of the US presidential election But it warns that Russia and China are more effectively with Cyber attacks and online propaganda, says the US and Nato countries need to counter the misinformation.

Dmitry Peskov, spokesman of Russian President Vladimir Putin, told reporters on Tuesday that the mentions of Russia suggested Moscow as “imperial” and showed “an aversion to a multi-polar world.”

With the strategy I announced that we announce today, that AMERICA is DETERMINED to be in the game and in AMERICA to WIN!


— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 18, 2017

Peskov said, however, of Moscow, encouraged by calls for cooperation with Russia in areas, which could be useful for the United States

H. R. McMaster, of the U.S. national security adviser, told the BBC, after Trump’s speech that Russia has used propaganda and disinformation against the world of democracies, the interference as “safe” a threat to the national security of the United States.

McMaster said that Russia was very engaged in the support of groups on the left and right side of the political spectrum, with the aim of creating tensions between the groups that undermine democracy.

To have US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer growing influence on President Trump, the foreign policy decisions, said.

In the meantime, China, like Russia, is determined to reshape the world Trump said, according to his own ideals, on Monday.

“Chinese dominance of risks, the reduction of the sovereignty of many States” in the region and beyond, the Trump administration strategic document says.

The strategy calls for a stronger traditional alliances and new partnerships in Asia, in the middle of a “geopolitical competition between free and repressive visions of world order.”

A new Directive proposed: to prevent the restriction of visas, theft of intellectual property by foreigners, particularly Chinese, to study traveling to the United States, science, engineering, mathematics, and technology.

But the decision to label Beijing Agency warned a rival in the national security strategy report reflects a “victory of the hardliners” in the trump administration, China’s official news before Tuesday.

Trump-attitude “probably means that Sino-us economic and trade relations even more pressure and challenges,” the Xinhua news Agency wrote.

Trump’s safety statement marked a revival of the anti-China rhetoric that he used during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, the Financial Times reported, noting that Trump had to intervene far more restrained in remarks about China, to convince while you try, in Beijing, in the North Korea nuclear crisis.

The observations, which indicates that Trump may be reported on the US trade Robert Lighthizer, known as economic officer-nationalist, as the globalists like Gary Cohn, the head of the White House National Economic Council, the FT.

China’s Global Times newspaper, published by the ruling Communist party, said Trump ‘ s report “, reflects Washington’s reluctance to accept the reality of China’s rise.”

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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