Why the U.S. Will Lose its Next War

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The Atlantic posted an article three years ago by Kathy Gilsinan about some war games the Rand Corporation ran between the US and China. A war game is a bunch of people sitting around a table, playing roles and making possible moves. Gilsinan reported that in Rand’s war games, China could repel U.S. forces attacking by air or by sea. In other words, China could help itself to whatever territory it wanted—taking, say, Taiwan,  or other contested territories.

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