Can China rise peacefully

  title={Can China rise peacefully},
  author={J. Woodward},
The question at hand is simple and profound: can China rise peacefully? My answer is no. If China continues its impressive economic growth over the next few decades, the United States and China are likely to engage in an intense security competition with considerable potential for war. Most of China's neighbors, to include India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Russia, and Vietnam, will join with the United States to contain China's power. To predict the future in Asia, one needs a theory of… Expand
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