Trapped by Thucydides? Updating the Strategic Canon for a Sinocentric Era

Ancient Greek roots run deep in America. “What Athens was in miniature,” Thomas Paine predicted, “America will be in magnitude.” From the beginning of the American experiment, Thucydides’ history of the war between Athens and Sparta provided useful lessons for the nation’s founding fathers. John Adams wrote to his ten year old son, John Quincy, … Continue reading Trapped by Thucydides? Updating the Strategic Canon for a Sinocentric Era