Calming the waters of the South China Sea and beyond - SupChina

Calming the waters of the South China Sea and beyond

This episode, Jeremy and Kaiser head to the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, to speak with Professor Lyle Goldstein, the author of Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry. Lyle discusses how the United States could accommodate China‚Äôs rise without sacrificing American interests by using “cooperation spirals,” the opposite of an escalation spiral. His ideas are sure to surprise those who believe everyone connected to the U.S. military is a hawk.

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Jeremy: America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History by Andrew J. Bacevich

China vs. USA: Empires at War (2007) directed by Anthony Dufour, on Youtube and Amazon Prime

Lyle: The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna

Kaiser: The Three Body Trilogy by Liu Cixin:

The Three-Body Problem translated by Ken Liu

The Dark Forest translated by Joel Martinsen

Death’s End translated by Ken Liu

Jeremy Goldkorn

Jeremy Goldkorn is co-founder of the Sinica Podcast and currently edits SupChina and its daily newsletter.