This is a response to the UK Defence Journal articulating the belief that the UK military could defeat the Chinese in war. As you will read here, this is unfortunately (truly) not the case.
For 8 years, the Obama Administration has expressed its intention to Pivot toward Asia. It has yet to effectively do so. Meanwhile, the Chinese continue their aggression and begin a pivot of their own: toward the West. The Obama pivot is incomplete and America’s dominant position in the Asia-Pacific has been lost.