The Thucydides Trap – – “When a rising power is threatening to displace a ruling power…standard crises that would otherwise be contained…can initiate a cascade of reactions that, in turn, produce outcomes none of the parties would otherwise have chosen.”

http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21720715-best-hope-balance-restraint-force-and-legitimacy-what-america-and-china-must

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