Tag: Adm. Kurt Tidd

Admiral Kurt Tidd, commander of US Southern Command, addresses the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC, on July 13, 2016. / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Commander: China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ a Threat to U.S. in Latin America

China’s decision to expand its ambitious multi-trillion-dollar “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) initiative to Latin America may create security vulnerabilities for the United States by allowing Beijing to expand its influence over the region, the chief of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) cautioned lawmakers.