Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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The U.S., China, and the ‘Thucydides Trap’

In his book “Destined for War: Can American and China Escape the Thucydides’s Trap,” released earlier this year, Harvard Kennedy School professor and political scientist Graham Allison coined a term to describe war deriving from the fear that an established power holds in the face of a rival’s rise. The “Thucydides Trap” derives its name

June 23, 2017 5:56 PM

Liang Jing: Issues Raised by the Guo Wengui Affair

Armed with his Twitter and YouTube accounts and a collection of corruption allegations against top Party, business, and media leaders in China, exiled billionaire Guo Wengui has for months been engaged in a heated publicity battle with Beijing. Guo, also known by the name Miles Kwok, is a real estate tycoon with known ties to the Ministry of State Security, who left China in 2013

June 23, 2017 2:06 PM