The admiral also warned that the world is becoming increasingly multipolar, and Moscow's global influence and emerging China pose a serious challenge to the United States.
The Chinese navy has already deployed a large number of submarines that are capable of carrying ballistic missiles produced domestically. According to intelligence sources, the Chinese navy is capable of hitting targets with nuclear missiles hundreds of miles from the mainland. Although, according to official figures, China "only" has 250 nuclear warheads they are able to strike the western parts of the United States.
The admiral urged the American government to seek to resolve the smaller, regional conflicts before they become widespread wars. American military experts increasingly referring to Obama's foreign policy in the Pacific region, which could lead to a direct confrontation between China and the United States that the American navy won't be able to handle.
(hidfo.net – hungarianambiance.com)