China Thinks 50 Years Ahead. Can the US?

September 15, 2022

In addition to the classified intelligence it will receive, the committee should be reading books like On China by Henry Kissinger; Destined for War: Can America and China Escape the Thucydides Trap by Graham Allison; China in Ten Words by Yu Hua; When China Rules the World: Second Edition by Martin Jacques; Danger Zone: The Coming Conflict with China by Michael Beckley and my Bloomberg Opinion colleague Hal Brands; The Strategy of Denial by Elbridge Colby; and The Long Game by Rush Doshi,” the National Security Council’s China hand.


Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.