The Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff (JCS) US armed forces, General Joseph Dunford said that Russia is the biggest threat to the United States. He stated this on Saturday, July 22, at a security forum in aspen (Colorado). The video of his speech was posted on the official website of the forum.
The General hastened to add that Russia is not the only threat faced by the United States. Among them he named North Korea, Iran and China.
However, as explained Dunford, «Russia has the greatest potential in the military sphere». The General stressed that Russia has nuclear capabilities, and the ability to act in cyberspace. As an example of the power of Russia, he cited the war in Georgia and in the East of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea.