Brian Berletic compares US actions around Taiwan and Cambodia to the events that led to the Russian SMO in Ukraine and suggests the US is provoking China.
China is working with Cambodia to build a Naval Base that the US objects to. Brian then quotes a US sponsored former opposition leader who was:
asked me to take the model from Yugoslavia, Serbia, where they can change the dictator
The encounter between Canadian jets, flying out of Japan, purportedly surveilling North Korea on a mission never actually authorized by the UN is another example of the Empire provoking China.
A podcast: Ukraine, Taiwan - Battle for US Hegemony Continues greatly expands on these points discussing how the National Endowment for Democracy has actually infiltrated the governments of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan making them vassals of the US Empire.