onsdag 20. mai 2015

Kevin Rudd: Answering the Peaceful Rise Question

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd has spent much of his time since stepping down from office in late 2013 answering questions over whether China's rise will be peaceful. His answer is yes. As long as China and the United States can develop a common strategic narrative, they should be able to avoid the "Thucydides trap," he writes in a report published in April, referring to a rising power inevitably clashing violently with an established one. Read more