Biden Says Climate Change is America’s Number One Threat, Top General Says It’s China and Russia

WIESBADEN, Germany -- Gen. Mark Milley, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, speaks with participants of the 23rd annual Conference of European Armies held in Wiesbaden, Germany. The conference was hosted by Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of U.S. Army Europe, and focused on the current security environment, how to win in a complex world and freedom of movement throughout Europe. / Photo by U.S. Army Europe Images via (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en) Wikimedia Commons
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ANALYSIS – On Wednesday during the first stop of his European trip, President Joe Biden bragged about his time as Vice President to American forces based at Royal Air Force Base Mildenhall in the UK. Biden regaled the troops with a story of one of his first meetings as VP with the Joint Chiefs of Staff in their secure “tank” meeting room at the Pentagon.

His point to our fighting men and women? That ‘global warming’ – not Russia or China, or rogue states, cyber-attacks, or biowarfare – was the greatest threat facing America today. What the U.S. troops preparing for combat against real enemies made of the Commander in Chief’s belief that they should be fighting the weather is unknown.

However, the very next day, during a congressional panel, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley indirectly rebuffed Biden and offered a more traditional military answer. He said that the biggest threats the U.S. faces are China and Russia.

During his UK stop, Biden said, “When I first was elected vice president with President Obama, the military sat us down to let us know what the greatest threats facing America were.”

“This is not a joke,” Biden told the troops. “You know what the Joint Chiefs told us the greatest threat facing America was? Global warming.”

Since his inauguration, Biden has made ‘climate change’ a top priority of his administration, making the controversial former Obama Secretary of State, John Kerry, his climate czar. Biden and his Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, have also pushed climate change as a have also pushed climate change as a new Pentagon priority.

In his UK comments, Biden did explain why he believed climate change was the greatest threat to America – “Because there’ll be significant population movements, fights over land, millions of people leaving places because they’re literally sinking below the sea in Indonesia, because of the fights over what is arable land anymore.”

And while this explanation is reasonable, it only makes climate change a factor that increases a myriad of global threats, not the threat itself.

Even a 2015 Pentagon report produced under Obama-Biden called climate change “an urgent and growing threat” as well as a “threat multiplier” that could worsen existing threats. But that report did not call changes in climate the top threat.

General Milley made this point by stating:

Climate change does impact, but the president is looking at a much broader angle than I am. I’m looking at it from a strictly military standpoint. And from a strictly military standpoint, I’m putting China, Russia up there.

According to US News, when asked about the apparent disparity between his and Biden’s assessments, Milley said, “Climate change is a threat. Climate change has a significant impact on military operations, and we have to take that into consideration.”

But ultimately, the point is the Pentagon is in the business of fighting nation states or non-state terrorist actors, not the weather. ADN

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Paul Crespo

Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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Richard Hennessy
Richard Hennessy
5 days ago

They’re both wrong; it’s Biden and the Democrats. I felt safe when Trump was President; I feel very vulnerable, both from within and without, now.

Wharf Rat
Wharf Rat
5 days ago

EXACTLY

Murphmeister
Murphmeister
5 days ago

You’re correct. There is a traitor at the helm.

ddmule
ddmule
5 days ago

I agree, our number one threat is President Biden because he is selling America Short and cuddling up to China and Russia. Every deal he is making puts America Last and he is given up for the USA

john vieira
5 days ago

You beat me to it…lol

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
4 days ago

Same here!

THOMAS
THOMAS
5 days ago

BUCK FIDEN … he is a worthless pile of Democrap Excrement … he has never been nor will he ever be presidential material ! The Military should ignore the Fraudulent B’stard !

1chopsley
5 days ago
Reply to  THOMAS

Biden is a dumb figure head ,it goes deeper than him, . Those involved that need investigating and jailed are obama, hillary,pelosi, shummer many of the anti-American democrats also their tools for hate and division of America and now their tools for fraudulent means of all elections the bought out biased medias propaganda LIES! It is all Their faults and including patriot Americans who allow them to get away with anything and everything! Only a massive Unity of both civilians and military can solve America’s problems and drain the swamp, because no one is immune to any enemy from within called DOMESTIC Tyranny of the anti-American democrats and medias!

Tigna
Tigna
4 days ago
Reply to  1chopsley

I agree 💯!! I’m a veteran and am scared to death about our military or lack of. Biden can’t remember his name half the time!! Obama, Hillary. Pelosi and Schiff all belong in prison as does Biden. It also bothers me that Jill Biden is going over everything to help her husband. I assumed she would have to have a top secret clearance but guess not.

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
4 days ago
Reply to  Tigna

This inept crew is just following orders!

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
4 days ago
Reply to  1chopsley

👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 And a big AMEN!

Chauncey M. Freeman
Chauncey M. Freeman
4 days ago
Reply to  1chopsley

RIGHT YOU ARE Thomas, And while we are Hanging the rats do not forget CNN: Communist News Network.

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
4 days ago
Reply to  THOMAS

He will never notice! His handlers may tell him, but, he won’t remember.

Moe
Moe
5 days ago

Our Supreme Leader Biden, tells military biggest threat to America is Global Warming, so we must jump on a fast track to socialism to combat it, Communist Cortez’s New Green Deal. He tells America the greatest threat to America is white supremacy. Personally most believe the greatest threat to our republic is the Democratic socialist workers party. We pray God almighty one day these criminals who rigged the elections, and forced this Globalist dictatorship upon us, are arrested for treason.

cozycalico
cozycalico
5 days ago
Reply to  Moe

Have you seen any fruits form Biden yet? I surely haven’t. Oh yes, some rotten fruits but rotten fruit does not satisfy like good fruit does.

Mary Murphy
Mary Murphy
4 days ago
Reply to  cozycalico

Americans voted this man into, so why are you all whining and complaining now?

Tigna
Tigna
4 days ago
Reply to  Mary Murphy

Some people voted for Biden because they hated Trump. You don’t hear much from those who voted for Biden. He didn’t do anything the entire time he was a Senator or Vice President so why did people think anything would change. He’s a sick sick individual and has a sick sick son

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
4 days ago
Reply to  Tigna

And a dumb dumb wife!

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
4 days ago
Reply to  Moe

Executed for treason!

A Seeker
5 days ago

“The tree is known by its’ fruits!” Luke 6:43-45! As the father as the son! Can not Trust Biden!

Clifford R. Baxter
Clifford R. Baxter
5 days ago

The Biggest Threat to the United States of America is Biden and the rest of the Phycophants of the Peliosi Administration 🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬

Murphmeister
Murphmeister
5 days ago

Perhaps, it is overpopulation that is the greater threat than this alleged Climate Change which used to be called Global Warming until it didn’t get warmer. If the product doesn’t sell under its present name, change the name.

I wish General Milley had explicated in detail how it is that Climate Change affects military operations.

Bobby
Bobby
5 days ago

Joe Biden does not get it with 47 years in government. Joe Biden is a threat to America’s security we need to impeach him now.

1chopsley
5 days ago

Only a massive Unity of both civilians and military can save America from the anti-American democrats, rhinos and their tools for hate and division of America the medias! People of Iceland did that by the surrounding of the castle and dragged all those politicians out and as a symbolic gesture put them in a dumpster and made civilians arrest! Escort them all out and made the arrest of obama, hillary biden,hunter, pelosi, schummer, nadler , waters and the list is long of many anti-Americans democrats! Reinstate President Trump with all new people under , all them and politicians give them term limits no perks no abuse of position and money, every 6 months give lie detector test to ALL politicians on any possible corruption, a recital of the Constitution and testing right after! Use both eye and finger print scan and a alarm to go off every time a duplicate cote is cast! Come America their are far too many patriot Americans than corrupt politicians to solve America’s problems!

Ruckweiler
Ruckweiler
5 days ago

It IS Red China and Russia. Those two are preparing for war especially the Red Chinese.

Snaps
Snaps
5 days ago

Climate has been changing since the Flood, and will continue to do so regardless of our puny efforts to change it. By far, the greatest greenhouse gas is water vapor, CO2 is a distant second. The sun’s activity is a far more important factor and we can’t do anything about it. Remember the Medieval Warm Period? It obviously wasn’t caused by CO2. And why did the Little Ice Age occur? We may be entering a period of cooling as the sun’s activity seems to indicate. If it happens, watch the climate “experts” claim that our meager CO2 abatement efforts were successful!

JDAVIS951
JDAVIS951
5 days ago

WE THE PEOPLE NEED TO DEMAND CONGRESS IMPEACH BIDEN AND HARRIS!

WE THE PEOPLE (aka SILENT MAJORITY) had countless opportunities to have stopped this nightmare, but we chose to give the DEMOCRATS what they expected of us, to REMAIN SILENT! Thus, making us equally complicit in the fraud perpetrated against United States Americans!

Isn’t it time you actually did something, took action? How much more damage needs to be done?

I urge everyone who reads this to PICK UP THE PHONE and call your REP AND SENATORS in DC and DEMAND IMMEDIATE IMPEACHMENT OF BIDEN AND HARRIS.

BIDEN is completely UNFIT FOR OFFICE! Biden is guilty of 18 U.S. Code §2381 TREASON, 18 U.S. Code §2382 SEDITION, 18 U.S. Code §2384 Seditious Conspiracy Crimes against Humanity and Subversive Activities.

HARRIS is guilty of violating 18 US Code §2381 Treason, 18 US Code §2382 Misprision of Treason, 18US Code §2383 Rebellion or Insurrection, 18 US Code §2384 Seditious Conspiracy and 18 US CODE §2385 Advocating Overthrow of Government!

Democrats want to legalize anarchy and ban law and order.

Then copy and paste this information into an E-Mail and send to friends and family asking them to make the calls, then forward on to their friends asking them to make the calls and forward on! WE NEED TO MAKE THIS GO VIRAL!

Members of the House
202-224-3841

Members of the Senate
202-224-3121

TOLL FREE:
866-272-6622

Keep in mind:  SILENCE = ACCEPTANCE

Davidme
Davidme
5 days ago

The Generals have it, China and Russia are the biggest threats !!! This is one of their ways for bring down and destroying our economy !!! This is why they stopped the Keystone Pipe Line along with our oil supply and now look at our gas prices !!! Climate change is just a Political Madness Agenda !!! Speaking of Climate Change just look back at the Dust Bowl and the Ice Age !!!
Wake Up America, We Are In Very, Very Serious and Dire Danger “FROM WITHIN” and From China !!!

Keith C. Haas
5 days ago

Biggest threat to America is Biden and the democrats . As previously stated.

Omega 2
Omega 2
5 days ago

BIDEN, OUR COURT ” JESTER ” COULDN’T FIND THE OUT HOUSE DOOR WITH OUT TAKING HIM BY THE HAND AND TAKE HIM THERE!

John J
5 days ago

Biden is a moron and an Alzheimer’s victim, it was well known long before the election and If you voted for the idiot, you should hang your head

Ernest Lane
Ernest Lane
5 days ago

President Biden is stupid. Not misguided or any other euphemism, just plain stupid.

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
4 days ago
Reply to  Ernest Lane

AND senile!

Thor
Thor
4 days ago

Figure it out all the BS Biden and his handlers are doing is on purpose ones USA hits bottom it will be too late total control
the only thing can they disarm USA? I say never we will fight for. freedom

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
4 days ago
Reply to  Thor

👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

harry
harry
4 days ago

Sleepy Joe Biden has banana pudding between his ears, but it could be donkey used oats?

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
4 days ago

Biden only says what he is instructed to say! When he does try to wing it, he spews stupid gibberish.

Chauncey M. Freeman
Chauncey M. Freeman
4 days ago

I wish that The Military would take over and then Reinstate Donald Trump as President, then Trump would Pardon All The Military who were involved in the takeover. I never in my seventy-seven years thought I would say such, but it is that serious. The Freedom Of The United States Of American is in great danger if nothing is done QUICK. GOD HELP US ALL IF NOTHING IS DONE. I do not think that we can wait for 2024. There is a LUNATIC in the White House and he is backed by a Democrat Congress Full Of Traitors.

Chauncey M. Freeman
Chauncey M. Freeman
4 days ago

I wrote all of the above, however, there is another solution which is A SURE FIX, please note:

2 Chronicles 7:14
King James Version
14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
Remember also that GOD cannot lie. (see: Titus 1:2 KJV)


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