May 9, 2014

China's Monroe Doctrine

Roger Cohen, New York Times

The Associated Press

In the new edition of his classic “The Tragedy of Great Power Politics,” John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago makes a powerful case for the inevitability of war in Asia as China rises.

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TAGGED: Monroe Doctrine, China, Asia Pacific

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