We Could Use a Cold War with China Right Now

China is bullying neighboring countries while racking up the human-rights abuses. Meanwhile, the U.S. is falling behind in science, defense, manufacturing and GDP while running a trade deficit and being threatened internally by kooks. This is all making me wax nostalgically for the US-Soviet “Cold War” of the 50s-80s (which we conveniently won). All things considered, a “Cold War” with China might end up a lot better than a “Hot War”

Chinese Military Parade in 2019-China spends 75% of what the US spends on defense, but their strategies are more broad-based and go beyond traditional defense thinking