Now, now virago, let them be. The Americans have been going at it for quite a while. It's their turn to play bully. Everyone gets their fair chance.
"Don't wake the sleeping giant". You think of China? Wrong, politicians of the last century used this phrase to refer to the US before they entered WW1 and WW2.
China seems to ignore history. 5000 years of their own history must make them very proud.