U.S. POST WW2 STRATEGY FOR SECURING ITS FULL SPECTRUM GLOBAL DOMINANCE:
"Prevent the Reemergence of a New Rival"
New York Times March 8, 1992 excerpt from recent Department of Defense release of February 18, 1992 draft Defense Planning Guidance
Declassified document http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/nukevault/ebb245/doc03_extract_nytedit.pdf
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E0CE1D7173AF93BA35750C0A... Washington, D.C., February 26, 2008 - "prevent the reemergence of a new rival" either on former Soviet territory or elsewhere”
MERS: GEOPOLITICAL STRATEGIC CONTEXT
"China will be a persistent U.S. competitor. A stable and powerful China will be constantly challenging the status quo in East Asia.. An Asia it dominates but does not conquer or occupy is China's goal"
ASIA 2025 Vision: A China Bent On Asian Dominance
Text source: Robert J. Kaiser, Washington Post, March 17, 2000
Imagine a booming China of 1.5 billion people that has intimidated Taiwan into effective submission, persuaded Korea and Japan to close the U.S. bases on their territory, and made a deal with New Delhi to divide Asia into spheres of Chinese and Indian influence at America's expense. What sort of China is that? One imagined last summer - long before current tensions between China and Taiwan - by a group of academics, former government officials and current Defense Department officials...
The Pentagon’s new China war plan
China Says US 'Pacific Pivot' Destabilizes Region
4/16/13 AP http://www.military.com/daily-news/2013/04/16/china-says-us-pacific-pivo...