In Destined for War, the eminent Harvard scholar Graham Allison explains why Thucydides’s Trap is the best lens for understanding U.S.-China relations in the twenty-first century. Through uncanny historical parallels and war scenarios, he shows how close we are to the unthinkable. Yet, stressing that war is not inevitable, Allison also reveals how clashing powers have kept the peace in the past — and what painful steps the United States and China must take to avoid disaster today.
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Colonel Corey Simmons' research focuses on the dynamic relationship between Department of Defense budget priorities and the nation's ever-changing national security policy.
He holds a masters degree in Organizational Management from the George Washington University and has served the Air Force for eighteen years as a budget programmer/comptroller, combat Squadron Commander, and C-17A Evaluator Pilot. Prior to his National Defense Fellowship, Colonel Simmons served as the Senior Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of the Air Force. In this capacity, he provided key counsel on all Air Force issues to include the development of the Air Force budget, major acquisition strategies, legislative proposals, and key policy decisions.Last Updated: May 16, 2017, 2:29pm