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Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry During the Cold War
Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry During the Cold War
By Gregg Brazinsky
University of North Carolina Press, 2017, 448 pp.

In an August interview with The American Prospect, then White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon said that the United States is “at economic war with China. It’s in all their literature. They’re not shy about saying what they’re doing. One of us is going to be a hegemon in 25 or 30 years and it’s gonna be them if we go down this path.” If the United States continues to lose the economic war, Bannon said, “we’re five years away, I think, ten years at the most, of hitting an inflection point from which we’ll never

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  • TIMOTHY NUNAN is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Global History at the Free University of Berlin.
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