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Strategy try to focus on the relationship with China, Russia

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s new national security strategy will focus on the United States’ relationship with China, Russia and the rest of the world, to his “America First” mantra in a set of policies and plans for the protection of the fatherland and the promotion of the economy.

The following items are described in the administration strategic document released Monday:

CENTRAL TENETS OF TRUMP’S BLUEPRINT

The control of China: The strategy of eight, China, Russia, a “revisionist” power, determined to reshape the world according to his own ideals. “Chinese dominance reduce the risk of the sovereignty of the many states in the region and beyond, it says. The strategy for a stronger traditional alliances and new partnerships in Asia, in the middle of a “geopolitical competition between free and repressive visions of a world order.” A new policy is proposed: the Limit of visas to prevent intellectual property theft by foreigners, especially Chinese, who travel to the U.S. to study science, engineering, mathematics, and technology.

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The control of Russia: The strategy is harder on Russia than the president is in the comments of the public. It says Russia uses “subversive” measures to weaken America’s credibility and the European governments, especially from Moscow for “the invasion of Georgia and Ukraine.” The document does not specifically mention the Russian intervention in the last year of the US presidential election. They warn, however, that Russia and China are more effective use of cyber attacks and online propaganda, say that the U.S. and allies should be against the misinformation.

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Combating global threats: Trump says that the US must again take control over its borders to block the “jihadist terrorists” and international criminal groups, well-known themes of his campaign, and in the first 11 months in the White House. North Korea and Iran have been chosen as the greatest threats to U.S. security, followed by what Trump used to call “radical Islamic terrorist” organizations like the Islamic State group and al-Qaida. The strategy highlights the cyber threats and says that the administration will make an assessment of these risks for safety, energy, banks and transportation.

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Tough on trade: While in the past governments implemented a prosperous global economy would benefit all countries, Trump’s strategy describes nations in a fierce competition. It calls for the control of AMERICAN trade deficit, by ensuring that commercial relationships are honest, reciprocity and on the basis of rules. The champions of bilateral trade agreements between the U.S. and the individual countries, not the larger, multiple offers President Barack Obama pursued.

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Bigger, better military: Trump’s strategy for higher defence spending to the use of the military as a force for peace. It includes the well-known calls on the government to work more efficiently with the industry to buy and build a better, more high-tech weapons and at the end of budget restrictions that are laid down in the middle of the recession. Also renews Trump ‘ s for a modernized nuclear weapons.

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A world that helps America: Trump’s vision means that the other countries in the global alliances and international organizations need to do their fair share. For too long, the U. N. and international financial institutions have made use of, in America, to the detriment of the strategy says. These bodies must be reinforced and the support of the United States, our allies and our partners.” The repeat Trump is the question that NATO members to spend more on defence.

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The end of the North Korean threat: The U.S. is ready to respond with “overwhelming force” to the North Korean aggression and to “improve options” to force the North to give up its nuclear weapons. However, the “options” are not fully developed. The aim is to foster cooperation of old allies Japan and South Korea in the direction of an “area defense” capability – but that would definitely be contested by China. South Korea says it has no intention of joining such a missile defense network. The strategy for building better defenses against ballistic missiles, possibly the defeat of such weapons for the launch. It doesn’t say how that will be done, but can refer to cybertools to disable or destroy key rocket components.

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Risks and opportunities in the environment: The strategy warns about “violence, drug trafficking and illegal immigration” from Latin-American countries, but also floats great opportunity for AMERICAN investment and trade. The calls from Venezuela and Cuba for having what it calls “anachronistic left-wing authoritarian models” that are not the local population. It says that the U.S. will seek, against such governments by means of “strong diplomatic engagement.”

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A middle east outside of Israel: The strategy explicitly rejects the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is central to Middle East instability. Instead, it identifies extremist groups such as al-Qaeda and the Islamic State of the group, together with Iran, as the main catalysts. “Israel is not the cause of the problems in the region,” the document says, noting that once-hostile countries to find common ground with the Jewish state on security issues. The US is the promotion of the “gradual” change in repressive countries with extremism problems, such as Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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Emerging India alliance: The strategy promotes a deeper cooperation with India. Pakistan, on the other hand, should crack down on “transnational terrorists” operation from the bottom, it says. But the document has Pakistan the carrot of increased trade and investment ties as it will help in the fight against terrorism. The regional approach may be a part of the wider effort to counter China, which is investing billions in Pakistan. In Afghanistan, the U.S. will be the strengthening of the national army “to convince the Taliban that they cannot win on the battlefield.”

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