Maintaining a threat is extremely useful in terms of the continuance of U.S. hegemony in East Asia and, ultimately, the containment of China;--consistent with the project for a New American Century.
Anyone who speaks otherwise is un-American; he is a serpent, a deceiver, a betrayer, a communist: he speaks with a tongue of wanting, a tongue of jealousy, or a tongue of manipulation. But always he speaks with the tongue of anti-Americanism. To oppose US hegonomy in East Asia is to berate the American people, for American foreign policy is an avatar of the collective individuality of each and every American person. To berate American foreign policy is to curse the American people.