Is War Between China & The US Inevitable?

“It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable.” 

— Thucydides, “History of the Peloponnesian War.”

TED Talks (11/20/18)

Taking lessons from a historical pattern called “Thucydides’s Trap,” political scientist Graham Allison shows why a rising China and a dominant United States could be headed towards a violent collision no one wants — and how we can summon the common sense and courage to avoid it.

Link to 19-Minute Video