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The US, China, and the Thucydides trap

In 2012, the American political scientist Graham T Allison argued that the US and China were on a collision course for war. Allison claimed that fear of China had led the US to fall into the “Thucydides trap.” Allison was referring to the Greek historian Thucydides, who chronicled the war between Sparta and Athens. Thucydides […]

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