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The thucydides trap will america and china go to war the big foreign-policy question that is worrying washington. In response to the september 2015 atlantic essay that previewed the argument in destined for war: can america and china escape thucydides's trap (houghton mifflin harcourt, 2017), critics have repeatedly incinerated the same seven straw men. In my previous column, i wrote about how the new national defense strategy's focus on great power competition held the potential for an escalation of confrontation with russia or china i want.
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