Here Be Dragons

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China’s military is growing ever larger and may soon unseat us as
hegemon of the Pacific. But does Beijing really harbor fantasies of
world domination?

Issue: Sept-Oct 2009

A menace looms in the East. China's military is growing ever larger and
may soon unseat us as hegemon of the Pacific. But does Beijing really
harbor fantasies of world domination? Ross argues that America's innovation and alliance structure will halt China's advance. Friedberg believes that Washington lags dangerously behind in this twenty-first-century arms race. Is this the prelude to World War III?

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