Debating a Democratic China

China and the United States are locked in an epic battle for regional and global influence, fueled as much by ideology as by politics. Would a democratic China be a less aggressive, more peaceful international player? Andrew Nathan and Minxin Pei face off on Aaron Friedberg’s China-threat thesis.

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