How dare China look out for its own country's interests and defend the waters in its own backyard?! How dare it challenge America's claim to reign supreme everywhere?!
While the world watched the Kavanaugh confirmation drama in Washington DC last week, there was something even more important happening at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue. In a speech at the Hudson Institute, the Vice President of the United States of America clearly spelled out why his country’s disputes with the People’s Republic of China go far beyond the realm of trade. If you think US relations with China can return to where they were eighteen months ago, then it is time to think again. The US has China in its sights and even a compromise on trade will not be a sufficient compromise for this administration.THE POT CALLING THE KETTLE BLACK
While a bit of sabre rattling ahead of midterm elections is to be expected, this speech, in the opinion of your analyst, changes the world. It changes not just the world of finance and money but, very probably, the world of geopolitics.
Only by watching this speech can you get a true sense of the belligerence and conviction with which it was delivered. (Source)
It's long but the first 18 mins is enough. Or whatever time you can spare. But, if nothing else, please see 22:42 - 25:20.
The Democrats claim Russian interference in the American democratic process. The Republicans claim Chinese interference and that they are worse than the Russians!