Even China Wonders if it Can Avoid a Great Power War With America

Sunday, April 4, 2021

“…Allison invited strategists and analysts on both sides of the Pacific to recall that ‘it was the rise of Athens and the fear that this inspired in Sparta that made war inevitable.’ Moreover, Allison supplied disturbing evidence of the frequency of war between a rising and established power… According to Allison, ‘in 11 of 15 cases since 1500 where a rising power emerged to challenge a ruling power, war occurred.’”