What to do about China’s “sharp power”

China is manipulating decision-makers in Western democracies. The best defence is transparency. When a rising power challenges an incumbent one, war often follows. That prospect, known as the Thucydides trap after the Greek historian who first described it, looms over relations between China and the West, particularly America. So, increasingly, does a more insidious … http://econ.st/2CEYHls

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