China has made numerous signals that it does not want to start a trade war with the US.
Australia and Indonesia should collaborate to address challenges in the South China Sea and help de-escalate great power tensions.
The cyberthreat from China is one more of espionage than destruction. And it's changing – perhaps even lessening.
The Trump Administration is likely to be more aggressive about resisting China in the South China Sea and more forceful about preventing the erosion of America’s position in the western Pacific.
If Beijing can bring its neighbours to accept its regional leadership, China would have successfully achieved a dramatic reduction of US influence.