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Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Milley's Phone Call with People's Liberation Army of China Chief of the Joint Staff Department Gen. Li Zuocheng
December 3, 2019
— Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with People's Liberation Army of China Chief of the Joint Staff Department Gen. Li Zuocheng by telephone today. ...
Dunford Describes U.S. Great Power Competition with Russia, China
March 21, 2019
— WASHINGTON -Russia and China are competitors to the United States and both nations are looking to overturn the current rules-based international order, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said...
Indo-Pacific Command Worried About China’s Path
February 12, 2019
— The commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command told Congress that he is encouraged about progress with Asia’s near-term threat — North Korea — but is worried about the path China is on...
Defense Intelligence Agency Releases Report on Challenges to U.S. Security in Space
February 11, 2019
— The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) today released “Challenges to Security in Space,” a report that examines the space and counterspace programs that could challenge U.S. or partner interests in the space domain...
DIA’s China Military Power Report Details Leaders’ Strategy
January 15, 2019
— China’s military rise is well-planned, and Chinese leaders are following a strategy they believe will lead to greater power and influence both regionally and globally, according to an unclassified report released by the Defense Intelligence Agency...
DoD Report Details China’s Growing Military, Economic Power
August 21, 2018
— While the Defense Department engages substantively with China’s military, DoD will also continue to monitor and adapt to the nation’s evolving military strategy, doctrine and force development, an annual DoD report to Congress said...
U.S. Must Act Now to Maintain Military Technological Advantage, Vice Chairman Says
June 21, 2018
— The U.S. must work to maintain its technological superiority over China and Russia as those countries do their best to offset American capabilities in the Western Pacific and Europe, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva said at a security conference in Washington...
U.S. Protests Chinese Interference With U.S. Planes in Djibouti
May 3, 2018
— The United States has protested to China after repeated instances of lasers interfering with U.S. military aircraft landing in Djibouti, including an incident in which two Air Force crewmen were slightly injured, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said...
Dempsey: Russia, Terrorists, Cyber Among Top Threats
February 19, 2015
— The global security environment contains a host of threats, including Russian aggression that threatens NATO allies, and the violent extremists network from western Pakistan to north Africa, said the...