State of the Union: Trump warns China, Russia challenge American values
10:45, Wednesday, 31 January, 2018
US President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday (Wednesday morning Singapore time) that China and Russia threaten American values, confirming Washington's pivot to great power rivalry as the core of its national security policy.
"Around the world, we face rogue regimes, terrorist groups and rivals like China and Russia that challenge our interests, our economy, and our values," Trump told Congress in his State of the Union address.
"In confronting these dangers, we know that weakness is the surest path to conflict, and unmatched power is the surest means of our defense."