Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Economy

Former Trump national security adviser details potential game plan to divide ‘axis of evil’

Former Trump administration national security adviser Robert O’Brien on Sunday laid out a potential game plan to divide the so-called ‘axis of evil’ as relations continue to grow between Russia, China, North Korea and Iran.

O’Brien appeared on CBS’ ‘Face the Nation’ and remarked that the Biden administration’s ‘lack of American leadership’ has allowed this new alliance to flourish.

‘We haven’t seen peace or strength,’ O’Brien said of America’s role on the world stage under Biden.

When asked how former President Trump would drive a wedge between the axis of evil after Russian President Vladimir Putin was seen driving with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in North Korea last week, O’Brien said the first thing the U.S. can do is increase domestic energy production.

‘These countries are reliant on Russian energy to run their economies,’ he said. ‘We need to increase our energy production.’

The former Trump official said Biden diminished American energy production after taking office and canceling the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S., while allowing Putin to open the Nord Stream Two pipeline that runs from Russia to Germany.

Alongside increasing U.S. energy production, O’Brien called for sanctions on the Russian Federation Central Bank, as well as cutting back on Russian oil sales. Regarding Tehran, O’Brien said the U.S. and its allies ‘need to put maximum pressure back on the Iranians.’

In addition to those steps, O’Brien said that rebuilding the U.S. military and Navy, and getting ‘our shipyards producing ships again,’ would help assert ‘peace through strength.’

‘Those are the things that’ll divide the alliance, this axis of evil,’ O’Brien said.

After failing to stop Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, O’Brien said the U.S. must take a strong posture in Asia to deter China from a similar invasion of Taiwan. He said moving U.S. Marines out of Germany and other garrisons in Europe to Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines and Australia would act as a strong message to China not to invade.

‘The key is to deter war, not to fight and win a war, which we would need to do if it happens,’ O’Brien said. ‘Strength will deter the Chinese from invading. It’s not talk. It’s how they see our force posture.’

This post appeared first on FOX NEWS

Enter Your Information Below To Receive Free Trading Ideas, Latest News And Articles.






    Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

    You May Also Like

    Latest News

    North Korea may be known as the hermit kingdom, but the isolated nation could be edging toward opening its borders to small numbers of...

    Editor's Pick

    One of the perks of being speaker of the House — or at least, one of the characteristics of it — is that you...

    Latest News

    Evacuations are underway across Hawaii’s Big Island and Maui as passing Hurricane Dora helps fuel wildfires that have damaged structures, prompted rescues and spurred...

    Latest News

    Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki won her first competitive tennis match in three-and-a-half years on Tuesday, defeating Australian Kimberly Birrell 6-2 6-2 at...

    Disclaimer: balanceandcharge.com, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively “The Company”) do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.


    Copyright © 2024 balanceandcharge.com