Offensive Realism and the rise of China

In his article, Mearsheimer (2006) argues that China‚Äôs attempts to gain power as a nation-state will spur the United States into action against them (Mearsheimer, 2006: 162). His reasoning for this is based on his formulated theory of Offensive Realism. This essay will be briefly outlining the theory of Offensive Realism; after that, it will […]