In his recent book The Improbable War, professor Christopher Coker
explains that it is "of vital importance that the possibility of a
conflict between China and the United
States continues to be discussed." There are many great articles,
long-form pieces and books that detail the dangers of a US-China
military clash and how to avoid it. So why read this one? Three reasons: Comprehensiveness, readability and telling hard truths most Asia experts here in Washington won’t want to hear.