October 20, 2018 – “Power Clash: China on the Rise” confronts the increasing competition between the U.S. and China and assesses the threats and opportunities the U.S. may face as China rises to become a strategic competitor. These experts explore the central question in Graham Allison’s “Destined for War” thesis, asking: what is destiny in international affairs? And what kind of trap is Thucydides’ Trap? This powerhouse conversation assesses the recent debates about U.S. engagement policy toward China and the ultimate consequences of how those debates are settled.
JAMES HOLMES, PH.D.,
J. C. Wylie Chair of Maritime Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College
Executive Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the Harvard China Fund