January 7, 2014

Why a U.S.-China 'G-2' Won't Work

James Jay Carafano, The National Interest

The Associated Press

China is a mercantilist power in a globalized world. That inconsistency creates friction that can’t be greased over -- not even if White is right and Beijing increases its power dramatically in its half of the world.

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