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.
Gianfranco Gianfrate writes and researches on topics related to innovation financing, carbon finance, and the integration of environmental footprint metrics in corporate valuation.
Prior to joining the Belfer Center, Gianfranco was an Assistant Professor of Finance at Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) and a manager at Hermes Investment Management (London, UK). Gianfranco is a research affiliate of the Aspen Institute and of SovereigNET at Tufts Fletcher School. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Bocconi University.Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017, 2:35pm