220315-N-TT059-1007 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Mar. 15, 2022) The guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92), the RAN Meko class frigate HMAS Arunta (FFH 151), and the JMSDF guided missile destroyer JS Yuudachi (DD 103) transit the South China Sea while a P-8A Poseidon flies by during a trilateral training event. Momsen is assigned to Commander, Task Force 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy's largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet's principal fighting force, and is underway supporting a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 3rd Class Regnor Vondedenroth)
On Taiwan and China, is the US ignoring the real lesson of Ukraine?

Like it did with NATO and Russia, policymakers shouldn’t easily dismiss Beijing’s complaints about the West in its backyard.