China believes the following: (Armageddon written 2013) - Mosquitoes ignored and a cruise missile in every bowl.
US warns of 'consequences' if China continues 'intimidation and coercion', SMH, By Fergus Hunter, 2 June 2018
China believes the following: Avoid a zero-sum game in South China Sea Xinhua | 2013-12-17 17:02:25 By Agencies Chinese Defense Ministry Issues Statement Playing Down Near Collision at Sea By BREE FENG December 18, 2013
1. "The Chinese economy is so intertwined with the rest of the world that a peaceful path of development is both necessary and inevitable."
There is a limit to what most cultures will endure regards tyranny before they determine it is not worth the shiny new toy and they have it built elsewhere. China has to realize they are not indispensable as they have clearly led themselves to believe what is 'intertwined' can be unwound or simply thrown away to start again elsewhere. Chine by its continuing actions are making that cost …