Commentary | 10 August 2012

Why a U.S.-China 'Grand Bargain' in Asia would fail

In this review of Hugh White's book The China choice, published in The Diplomat, the Lowy Institute's Rory Medcalf focuses on the great difficulties facing a U.S.-China grand bargain and an Asian 'concert of powers'. He argues that it is right to warn of the risks of U.S.-China rivalry, but working out a Chinese sphere of influence may not be a solution.

http://thediplomat.com/2012/08/10/why-a-u-s-china-grand-bargain-in-asia-would-fail/?all=true

 

In this review of Hugh White's book The China choice, published in The Diplomat, the Lowy Institute's Rory Medcalf focuses on the great difficulties facing a U.S.-China grand bargain and an Asian 'concert of powers'. He argues that it is right to warn of the risks of U.S.-China rivalry, but working out a Chinese sphere of influence may not be a solution.

http://thediplomat.com/2012/08/10/why-a-u-s-china-grand-bargain-in-asia-would-fail/?all=true