Originally posted by @duchess64 Kmax87's rhetoric shows a very Sinophobic misinterpretation of history.
(The 'Yellow Peril' was invoked to justify the racist White Australia immigration policy.)
"China does not deserve hegemonic status ..."
China has not sought global hegemony. Unlike the USA, China has not established military
bases all around the world. Has China o ...[text shortened]... y the
Yellow Peril." That appeal for racial solidarity above all did not succeed at that time.
It's not IF, China's GDP is already larger than the US. Even though per capita it lags way behind, having that much money at the government's disposal means more for science, technology, like the moon landing they want to try for in a few years.
Originally posted by @kmax87 Trumps upcoming meeting with Putin will reset the international, arena. Don't be surprised that as the tariff war digs in, America really starts to pally up with a Brexitted United Kingdom, a glad to be back Russia, and soon to be hegemonic China....... at the centre (an engine room if you will) of a strengthened US-UK-Russia-alliance, that will emerge paying homage to the WW2 era, .....
I do not claim the prescience of Nostradamus, but at the summit meeting with Putin I had to pinch myself when Trump waxed lyrical about the time ( WW2 ) that US-Russian cooperation was at its finest...