It wouldn’t be a return to normalcy without a reassertion of the neo-liberal establishment’s neo-connery:
The presumption is a China-friendly/compromised Biden administration wouldn’t contest a Chinese conquest–or reunification, opinions differ–of Taiwan. Maybe not. Then again, maybe so. Time isn’t on the American empire’s side.
If it’s not there, it’ll be somewhere. One thing certain to come during a Biden/Harris administration is a new war or three.