The Biden administration has fallen into a dangerous trap. While some of the catastrophes and pits fallen into by the Biden administration have been self-made, this particular trap has been intentionally laid by America’s primary geopolitical and economic adversary. This trap is hiding in plain sight, yet no one seems to acknowledge its seriousness.
First, a proposition: China is the United States’ greatest geostrategic challenge. No other country in the world has each of the key ingredients necessary to supplant the United States as the world’s leading military and economic power. These ingredients include demographics, natural resources, industrial capability, military strength, and the expressed will of its political leadership to use them all in concert to become the dominant global superpower. And thereby to substantially undermine those pesky American ideals such as democracy, unalienable God-given rights, and a liberty that includes freedom of speech and religion. If you don’t appreciate this as a true reflection of the current geopolitical reality, the rest of the argument won’t make sense….