the_other_brand t1_ixgdh58 wrote

> its better to do it sooner when they still have the advantage than drag this out since China is swiftly catching up.

China isn't swiftly catching up though, but they will approach their peak military power around 2028 due to their horrible demographics caused by the One Child Policy.

After 2028 it could be decades before they are that strong again even accounting for better technology.