Things are getting sticky for China. Chuck Hagel visited India and so did Kerry. Warming of relationship with Australia and Japan by India. And now all this. It does not herald a smooth sailing for China to ensure here hegemonic pursuits and Salami tactics in Asia. U.S. State Department stating that the United States was not responsible for fomenting instability in the South China Sea is not too far from the truth and indeed it's the aggressive acts the Chinese have taken that are doing so i.e. ushering in instability in Asia.