Resist the Chinese Boogeyman Tails

I remember hearing once while working for the U.S. government as a China political and military intelligence analyst and advisor from 1993 to 2005 that America needs to maintain another global superpower as an enemy to fear and oppose. Because, at the time, relations with Russia had greatly improved, one popular assumption was that China would fill that role. In my opinion, they never fully did. Instead China seemed to be more interested in continued…