First-term Trump defense official: “US diplomacy is not ‘charity’…// 트럼프 1기 국방관료 “美 외교는 ‘자선’ 아니다…

September 9, 2023

The United States is engaged in a ‘global struggle’ with China over the future of the world order,” said Elbridge Colby, a former deputy deputy deputy secretary of strategic power development at the time of the administration of the Department of Defense at the time of Donald Trump’s administration, in an interview with the paper (local time). “The United States should focus its capabilities on deterring China, not Ukraine.” // 도널드 트럼프 행정부 당시 국방부 고위 관료였던 엘브리지 콜비 전 전략전력개발 부차관보는 7일(현지 시각) 본지 인터뷰에서 “미국은 세계 질서의 미래를 놓고 중국과 ‘글로벌 투쟁’을 벌이고 있다”며 “미국은 우크라이나가 아닌 중국 억제에 역량을 집중해야 한다”고 했다.

Chosun Ilbo

Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.