The crucial question for this century is how America should respond to the rise of China. In The China Choice, strategic expert Hugh White sets out America's options in the Asian century. As China, the world's fastest - growing major economy, ascends, America faces a stark decision about its future. If China continues to grow, the current American leadership in Asia will be unsustainable. America has three choices: it can compete with China, share power with China or concede leadership to China. The choice is momentous: as significant for America's future as any it has faced in the past. China's economic power makes it stronger - and more dangerous - than any competitor America has encountered before. But to share or lose power would be to abandon America's unique role in Asia and fundamentally transform its global identity. White controversially argues that America's best option is to share power with China and relinquish its supremacy. As these two behemoths face off across the Pacific, the choice America makes will also have an enormous impact on Australia's role in the region.
The China Choice is an urgent intervention in the China debate and provides a blueprint for a peaceful future.