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Asia Abridged Podcast: The Period of 'Maximum Danger' for the U.S. and China

Chinese soldiers march in formation passed Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City during a military parade on September 3, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty)
Current Affairs

In this podcast short, Howard French discusses how history shapes China's territorial ambitions and how that could be a recipe for conflict.

A 'Very Dangerous Period' For the U.S. and China

China's second aircraft carrier during a launch ceremony at Dalian shipyard on April 26, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

Howard French describes how economics and demographics make China anxious to gain what it can in the next 10 to 15 years.

How China's Past Informs its Push for Power

The South China Sea (C) is seen on a globe for sale at a bookstore in Beijing on June 15, 2016. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Author Howard French explains why Beijing's behavior in the South China Sea is consistent with how the country has always viewed itself.