Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Avoiding the “Thucydides Trap” in the Indo-Pacific (written by Chas Freeman)

October 9, 2015

Chas Freeman, a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute, asks "if the United States is prepared to take on the task of balancing China’s military power pretty much by itself, why should China’s smaller neighbors make much effort to do so?"

Avoiding the “Thucydides Trap” in the Indo-Pacific