According to the publication Foreign Policy, acting Deputy Secretary of defense Brian McKeon received from the representative transition team of the elected President of the country has the Worlds Ricardel paper, which was mentioned priorities trump in defense. It was about the need to destroy the “Islamic state” (banned terrorist organization” to strengthen the combat readiness of the us army, to promote the development of cybersecurity, to achieve more efficient work inside the military.
States that in the course of meetings between the transition team and the Pentagon was also mentioned the topic of China and the DPRK, however, about Russia’s possible future employees of the administration did not.
Source Foreign Policy surrounded by trump’s suggested not to speculate on this topic. “It would be a mistake to assume that the document referred to in the items – all priority themes for the elected President”, – he said.
In turn, the Deputy head of the press service of the Pentagon Gordon Trowbridge said that the case of the transition team to set their priorities straight. “We provided them with information,” he added.
Meanwhile, in the last few months the us military has repeatedly stated about the Russian threat as a priority. In particular this was said at a hearing of the Senate Committee on foreign Affairs Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Joseph Dunford.
The trump has repeatedly declared its intention to negotiate with Russia, while stressing the need to act in the best interests of the United States.