"Enhanced cooperation in some relationships is being accompanied by intensified military competition in others. Although it has taken time for U.S. officials to acknowledge the obvious, Beijing and Washington have been competing for the better part of two decades."
"As territorial frictions involving China and many of its neighbors persist in the East and South China Seas, the United States needs a clearer regional strategy."
On February 9, the Alexander Hamilton Society, University of Dallas Chapter hosted an event titled “The Rise of China and its Impact on U.S. Hegemony," drawing 100 students and university press coverage:
“If Blumenthal was correct in arguing that we tend to overestimate China’s true abilities, we need to reevaluate our stances on many contemporary issues,” said Will Chavey, AHS Chapter Vice President. “We frequently start debates regarding China with the assumption that China is a global power; perhaps we need to begin at a bit more elementary of a level.”