US defence secretary Jim Mattis has declared China and Russia bigger threats to the US than terrorism, and has called for the ‘lethality’ of the American military force to be increased. Pictured: Chinese soldiers in July last year. Photo: AFP/China OUT

China and Russia are bigger threats to the US than terrorism, claims Department of Defense

Both China and Russia are trying to ‘replace the free and open order’ that the US enjoys, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said, adding that he wants the ‘lethality’ of the US military to increase

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US defence secretary Jim Mattis has declared China and Russia bigger threats to the US than terrorism, and has called for the ‘lethality’ of the American military force to be increased. Pictured: Chinese soldiers in July last year. Photo: AFP/China OUT
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