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War With China

China's Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile -- This is How Wars Start

Peter Navarro | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Peter Navarro

Can China really hit an American aircraft carrier zigzagging at 30 knots with a missile launched from a thousand miles away? This episode in the Crouching Tiger Project series examines the implications of China's anti-ship ballistic missile for the 2016 Presidential election debate.

Debate Moderators Should Do a Better Job of Asking About China

Peter Navarro | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Peter Navarro

It is precisely because it is so difficult to know the candidates' views -- and perhaps so easy to misconstrue them given their past records -- that it is essential that the moderators in the upcoming debates do a much better job of asking pointed questions about a rising China with a rapidly expanding military.

Is The Thucydides Trap for the U.S. and China? A Response to Graham Allison

Mary Buffett | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics
Mary Buffett

This week the Atlantic Magazine published "The Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War?" by Graham Allison. I have a great deal of respect for Graham Allison and he lays out a series of compelling arguments. But I believe he will be proven wrong in this case.

How Ham Can Prevent War With China | Posted 06.04.2013 | Weird News

China and the US are not-so-secretly on the verge of, if not a new cold war precisely, at least a cool one. But if you're looking for optimism, recall...

Powder Keg in the Pacific

Michael T. Klare | Posted 03.24.2013 | World
Michael T. Klare

China's determination to assert control over disputed islands in the potentially energy-rich waters of the East and South China Seas spells trouble not just regionally, but potentially globally.

Pentagon Planning for War With China

Ira Chernus | Posted 10.06.2012 | World
Ira Chernus

This reminds me of the nuclear war scenarios that were popular in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Of course the Soviets start it. Rockets fly and there is mass devastation on both sides.