Hampshire College is the clue to credibility. Much of this is premature ejaculation reaching conclusions before enough time has passed to identify a clear trend. It does appear that China and Russia are up to their double teaming the US in their respective spheres of influence in order to dilute or divert any coherent US response: four russian fighters buzzing our destroyer in the Black Sea while China continues buildup in the South China sea. Trump hasn’t had time to develop new terms of engagement and a clear policy for countering China. But it will come and probably with a vengance.