Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap? by Graham Allison
Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’ Trap? Is a book written by Graham Allison that examines the question of whether an established power and a rising power are bound for conflict. This book also describes the relationship between the United States and China in the 21st century. The two countries are currently heading toward a war neither wants. Allison incorporated the term “Thucydides’s Trap” as a subtitle because it means that when a rising power threatens to displace a ruling one, the possible result of it is violence. Just like what happened before in Sparta and Athens. Sparta, the established power in ancient Greece was drawn into conflict with the rising power, Athens, which was recounted by the historian Thucydides. Thucydides’ assessment is that the rise of Athens infused fear in the dominant Spartans, which resulted in a war.
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