McLaughlin & Petraeus Warn About ISIS, Russia

The array of complex threats facing the United States requires the country to prioritize managing alliances and building coalitions, former Acting Director of the CIA John McLaughlin and retired General David Petraeus told members of Congress on Wednesday.

The two testified before the House Armed Services Committee at a hearing on “The State of the World: National Security Threats and Challenges,” laying out the key challenges facing the U.S. from ISIS, Russia, and China as well as from broader shifts in technology, energy, and growing discontent with governance worldwide.

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