Los Angeles : US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday issued guidelines to the Defense Ministry to meet the security challenges posed by China. These guidelines are based on the final recommendations of the China Task Force under the Ministry of Defence. Some of these steps will be kept in the confidential category. The Pentagon said the guidelines emphasize strengthening cooperation between US allies and partners, especially in the Indo-Pacific region.
"The initiatives I present today are rooted in the US government's broader approach to China and will help support the work we are doing on our national defense strategy," Austin said in the guidelines. He said, "It's time to move on." Austin said, "The steps I'm directing today will improve the department's ability to fine-tune its network of associates and partners." .''
US President Joe. In February, Biden announced the creation of the China Task Force under the Defense Ministry. The task force comprises personnel from all three wings of the Army, various combat commands, the Defense Minister's office and the intelligence community.