NATO Chief Says Weakening Russia Will Help US Focus on Challenging China


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The head of NATO asserted today that weakening Russia in Ukraine could allow the United States to intensify its efforts in countering China. Speaking at an event hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that the primary goal of his visit "is to mobilize support for Ukraine." A victory for Kyiv in resisting the war launched by Moscow more than a year and a half ago is "in our security interest," Stoltenberg said. The consequences of such a loss, he warned, would...