China's current shift to increasing its international power is occurring at the expense of the US. Washington must maintain its position in international politics, for the sake of ensuring PRC ideology does not become the global norm. The US must up its fight against Chinese aggression and continue to strengthen deterrents in the Indo-Pacific.
Ahead of the important meeting of nations in Singapore, the US has once again deployed a commonly-used tactic of branding the Chinese interception of a US spy plane as unprofessional and dangerous. Washington's Cold War mindset against China — continuing provocative actions violating Chinese sovereignty — will continue to be met with necessary measures.
There's an 18% chance of a US-China war before 2035, according to the Metaculus prediction community.