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“It would be a tragedy,” says Henry Kissinger, “if Chinese nationalism, and maybe some provincialism on our part, produced a situation in which we clashed. It might be like World War One in Europe. The two antagonists would drain each other and only third parties would benefit.”

Me: But it’s avoidable?Henry Kissinger: We have to try to avoid it.

Today on Uncommon Knowledge, the former Secretary of State on the rise (and rise) of Asia.