Tag: Missile defense
Trump appears to have surrendered to the anti-arms control philosophy of John Bolton, who views such agreements as unduly restricting American power. Both Bolton and Trump appear to be trying to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
This is a defense budget of confrontation giving preference to pressure instead of negotiations and diplomacy.
The Aegis Ashore deployment is a reality Russia cannot ignore. It will adapt its military planning accordingly.
There is demonstrably no threat whatever to any NATO country by Russia, but this is considered irrelevant in the context of US arms’ sales, which are flourishin.