Chapter 5

Why China Cannot Rise Peacefully

This is a speech given by Prof. John J. Mearsheimer at the University of Ottawa’s Center for International Policy Studies. Applying offensive realist theory, Mearsheimer discusses the prospects for China rising peacefully.

Zbigniew Brzezinski on US-China Relations

In this interview, conducted by the National Committee on United States-China Relations, former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinksi discusses relations between the United States and China. (You might want to compare Brzezinski’s analysis with Mearsheimer’s.)