Tensions between the United States and China seem to be growing by the day, prompting some in Washington to worry about a potential military conflict between our two countries within the next six months. The latest flashpoint: the vital waterways of the South China Sea.
For the first time, the US government this week declared China’s activities in the South China Sea illegal.
“On Monday for the first time we made our policy on the South China Sea crystal clear: It’s not China’s maritime empire,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters Thursday.
From CBN news
I think this might be a little alarmist, but we know tensions have been rising between China and the United States every since this virus hit the scene. They are very unhappy with our plan to move manufacturing back to the US as well as tariffs. We shall see what happens in the future.