Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydidess Trap? is a startling analysis by Harvard professor, Graham Allison, who compares the two global super-economies to similar protagonists in history.
From the conflicts of ancient Greece, he argues that during the past 500 years, there have been at least sixteen occasions when serious military conflict became likely and actually occurred in twelve of them.
Are we heading for that now, as Chinas economic and military growth challenges American dominance? New Chapter examines the dilemma and what history can teach us.