Is China's ascendancy a threat to the U.S.?
China's rise as an economic and military power, coupled with its aggression in the South China Sea, have led some to call for a major rebalance of U.S. policy and strategy. Can China be trusted to act as a responsible global stakeholder? Will they be a long-term ally or an adversary?
- Peter Brookes, senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation
- John Mearsheimer, professor of political science at the University of Chicago
- Robert Daly, director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the U.S.
- Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia
Watch the full debate at Intelligence Squared U.S.
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