Pentagon head says China has become top US military priority, moving past Russia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper says Beijing is ‘asserting illegitimate maritime claims’ and ‘threatening its neighbours’ sovereignty’ in South China Sea

‘Beijing and Moscow are not only violating the sovereignty of smaller states, they are also attempting to undermine international laws,” he said.

www.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3042083/pentagon-head-says-china-has-become-top-us-military-priority