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Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus


China’s current reputation for power benefits from projections about the future. Some young Chinese use these projections to demand a greater share of power now, and some Americans urge preparation for a coming conflict similar to that between Germany and Britain a century ago. One should be sceptical about such projections.


Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "China's Century is Not Yet Upon Us." Financial Times, May 18, 2010.