US blockade strategy of China. China is well-aware of this potential and tries to circumvent this threat with the overland counter-strategy New Silk Road.
The world is rapidly approaching the moment where China will challenge US post-WW2 claims to global hegemony. Physical focal point of tensions will be most likely the South China Sea. Continental Europe is quietly distancing itself from the Anglo-American overlord in the wake of (a possibly hard) Brexit, Nord Stream-2 and France pursuing classical Gaullist goals with Macron’s intended rapprochement towards Putin-Russia. The potential EU-successor Paris-Berlin-Moscow geopolitical entity (reformed EU + Russia) could easily become the laughing third of a US-Chinese confrontation.
[moonofalabama.org] – China’s Move In Hong Kong Illustrates The End Of U.S. Superiority
[thesaker.is] – China: one country, two sessions, three threats
[zerohedge.com] – Sen. Hawley Lays Out Super-Nationalist, Anti-China Vision
[csis.org] – The Marine Corps’ Radical Shift toward China
After empire. Chinese geopolitical visions for the 21st century. It’s an Eurasian vision.