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As the Biden administration and Congress struggle to get their heads around the challenge posed by China today, they should reflect on lessons learned in America’s success in winning the Cold War with the Soviet Union. Just because fundamental and irresolvable differences in values and interests compel the United States and China to be formidable rivals does not mean a hot war is a viable option.


Allison, Graham. "Can two great powers cooperate to build a safer world? It has happened before." The Washington Post, June 14, 2023.