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China and the USA: cooperation or conflict?
China and the USA: cooperation or conflict?

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In this free course, you have explored a number of aspects of the military and economic relations between China and the United States. These are fluid and evolving areas of interaction. However, hopefully you can see how the study of international relations, ideas about interdependence and the knowledge you have gained about the history of these two countries, can help guide your analysis of these critical areas as they unfold in the future.

A series of interviews with leading International Relations theorists produced by The Open University is available on YouTube. Look out in particular for the interviews with Professor John Mearsheimer [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] and Professor Andrew Moravcsik, both of whom talk extensively about the prospects for cooperation between China and the United States.