The US is continuing to provoke China despite the PRC’s willingness to stabilize relations between the two states. Beijing won’t hesitate to fight back against American aggression if the Biden administration doesn’t make amends, abide by the previously agreed upon One-China policy, and do what’s necessary to avoid a further dispute.
Washington must remain aggressive in the face of China’s expanded power for the sake of ensuring PRC ideology does not become the global norm. It’s important for the US to continue strengthening deterrents in the Indo-Pacific region.
There is a 17% chance of a US-China war before 2035, according to the Metaculus prediction community.