Declassified

The Pentagon's Lonely War Against Russia and China

The rest of the administration doesn't think there is a war on.

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter in South Korea.

Photographer: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

At last weekend's Reagan National Defense Forum, top Pentagon officials warned about the coming great power battles with Russia and China. But the U.S. approach to both countries shows that other parts of the administration view those relationships in a very different way.

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