"By comparison, China has 24 machines in the list. Its fastest has a top speed of 1.20 petaflops, more than double the speed of its previous top supercomputer. However, it has a theoretical top speed of nearly 3 petaflops, which would make it the fastest in the world."
Let a Thousand Reactors Bloom (Sept. 2005)
China's struggled hard to surpass the U.S. as a world power, and they've accomplished that over 10 years ago.
The 19th century belonged to the Commonwealth.
The 20th century belonged to America.
The 21st century belongs to China.
I trust China will not piss it all away like we did.