The China Fallacy

How the U.S. Can Benefit from China’s Rise
and Avoid Another Cold War


This thrilling and thought-provoking volume...seeks to challenge the conventional wisdom underlying current policy toward China. Highly recommended. All readership levels.

- CHOICE, July 2013
American Library Association

Understanding the complexity, risk and opportunity of China's rise will drive American opinions and policy making well into the 21st century. This book makes an important contribution to that end.

— Jon Huntsman
United States Ambassador to China from 2009 to 2011 and candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination

The China Fallacy is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand American policy toward China. Its thoughtful recommendations on improving U.S.-China relations should be weighed seriously by all concerned with the impact of China’s rise.

— Samuel R. Berger
United States National Security Advisor, under President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2001

The United States is now at a historical crossroads in the Asia Pacific. It can either continue seeking to contain China while adopting more protectionist measures that restrict Chinese trade and investment. Or it can strive to achieve a new paradigm for improved U.S.-China relations, drawing on America’s superior military, economic and political power.

Former White House and State Department official Donald Gross argues in his thought-provoking and landmark new book, THE CHINA FALLACY: How the U.S. Can Benefit from China’s Rise and Avoid Another Cold War, that the best way to overcome the “China threat” and advance U.S. interests in the region is by achieving a stable peace with China through the resolution of outstanding security and economic conflicts between the two countries.

Sure to provoke controversy, The China Fallacy is critical reading for anyone who wants to understand past, present and future U.S. policy toward China.

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About Donald Gross
Donald Gross

Donald Gross is a lawyer, business strategist and policy expert who also serves as an adjunct fellow of Pacific Forum CSIS, a non-profit research institute affiliated with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. A former State Department official, he developed and implemented U.S. policy on strategic trade, national security and foreign relations. Earlier, he was Director of Legislative Affairs at the National Security Council in the White House and Counselor of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

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