• The United States is investing in long-term strategic partnership with India, thePentagon has said in a new defence strategic document which puts Asia on a bigger priority and identifies China as a security threat. 

  • The document titled 'Sustaining US Global Leadership: Priorities for 21st Century Defense' identified China as one country which poses a security threat to the US in long term.

  • The new strategy also replaces the decade-old policy of maintaining a force capable of fighting two wars at once. It calls for a small and lean American Army.