Thucydides Trap

Review – Thucydides on Choice and Decision Making: Why War is Not Inevitable

Kyriakos Mikelis • Nov 19 2019 • Features
Ilias Kouskouvelis' latest book provides a meticulous content analysis of Thucydides' work, which focuses on choice and decision-making in relation to war and peace.

Review – Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

Alexandros Koutsoukis • Aug 5 2019 • Features
Jaffe's excellent and accessible book deals with the state of the art literature on realism and constructivism and challenges realist interpretations of Thucydides.

The US, China and the Real Thucydides Trap

Ilias Kouskouvelis • Jul 16 2017 • Articles
War is avoidable. The real 'Thucydides Trap' is not that of competition and fear. The answer lies in Thucydides’ multi-causal thinking.

China and the ‘Thucydides Trap’

Amrita Jash • Oct 16 2015 • Articles
China’s rise may be bringing an end to the Gramscian notion of western hegemony and thereby creating a new kind of balance of power.

Can the United States and China avoid A Thucydides Trap?

David Welch • Apr 6 2015 • Articles
“The Thucydides Trap” may prove to be moot. There is nothing inevitable about China’s rise but if it continues to rise, the dangers do not lie with “THE” Thucydides Trap.

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