by Jason Simpkins
Normally, when we talk about a “war” with China, we mean a trade war, or a currency war.
But for at least the past decade, the prospect of an actual war-war, a military confrontation, with China has gone from hypothetical to very real.
Both sides are to blame for that escalation.
There is no doubt that China’s one-party, communist government leans on its rivalry with the United States to solidify public support, distract from domestic issues, and further its global agenda.