This section collects resources related to Graham Allison's Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?

  • Read related publications and research from Graham Allison and the Belfer Center.
  • See Destined for War's comparison of the relative weight of US and Chinese GDP.
  • Take the China quizzes— how did the US and China compare in 1980 versus today? When might the US actually find itself number two?
  • Download the graphic showing the outcome of all 16 cases in the Thucydides’s Trap Case File.
  • Read the new Belfer Center report "Freedom of Navigation in the South China Sea: A Practical Guide".