Burke, Anthony. Bijan suggests that this is unlikely, as China, through efficiency, alternative energies, and conservation, hopes to develop non-zero sum measures to transcend resource scarcity These concerns, however, seem less credible when a realistic comparison of China and the U.
A former US ambassador to China, J. Three different logics have been constructed to substantiate the "China threat" thesis. Opposed to the previous two perspectives, some people are concerned that if China suffers a Soviet-style sudden-death syndrome and spins out of control, it can create an even worse scenario.
This ensuing conflict would play a dominant role in world politics, with both superpowers transforming global security into a zero-sum game Bisley From a contemporary Westphalian standpoint China is not a threat. Indeed, according to experts most of her military spending goes to so called soft, internal, and cyber security, as well as building a naval force capable of securing commercial maritime routes and so called sovereign interests in the immediate neighbourhood.
However, despite recent military acquisitions of hard material, China remains very weak in relative terms she remains a dwarf compared to the US.