Most international experts agree that the US-China relationship is the most important in the world today. Thucydides’s trap suggests that war is almost inevitable when a rising power challenges the dominant power. Is conflict inevitable or can the two nations escape Thucydides's trap?
Jim Lenburg (firstname.lastname@example.org) retired after teaching history and humanities at Mars Hill University. In 2009 he began teaching courses at College for Seniors. Jim’s major interests are US-China relations, American foreign policy and post-World War II social history.