Graham Allison: “Destined for War: Can America and China Escape […]” | Talks at Google

Graham Allison, director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, discusses his latest book, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?

When Athens went to war with Sparta some 2,500 years ago, Thucydides identified one simple cause – a rising power threatened to displace a ruling one. Will Washington and Beijing follow the footsteps of Britain and Germany a century ago? Or will they find a way to avoid war as the US did in crafting a Cold War strategy against the Soviet Union?

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