US lists China, Russia, Iran

China, Russia and Iran have been identified as the biggest three “national security threats” to the United States in an official US government report listing its top 26 perceived security threats.

Titled “Long-range emerging threats facing the United States,” the report was compiled by the Washington-based Government Accountability Office.

It polled four US federal agencies to come up with the 26 worst threats as identified by the US Departments of Defense, State, and Homeland Security as well as the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), The National Interest news outlet reported.

Pointing to “Chinese global expansion,” the report alleged: “China is marshalling its diplomatic, economic, and military resources to facilitate its rise as a regional and global power.”

“This may challenge US access to air, space, cyberspace, and maritime domains,” it further added, emphasizing: “China’s use of cyberspace and…

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