“I use ‘disruptive’ in both its good and bad connotations. Disruptive scientific and technological progress is not to me inherently good or inherently evil. But its arc is for us to shape. Technology’s progress is furthermore in my judgment unstoppable. But it is quite incorrect that it unfolds inexorably according to its own internal logic and the laws of nature.”
Is China serious about replacing the US as the dominant power in Asia for the foreseeable future? Could Americans accept becoming No. 2? Is war between Washington and Beijing inevitable?
Please join Samantha Power and Graham Allison for an exclusive conversation about these and other timely questions to mark the launch of his new book, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?
Reception, sales, and signing will follow.