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Melvyn P. Leffler

Professor emeritus, University of Virginia

Melvyn P. Leffler is a history professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and the author of "Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security, 1920-2015."

America's Rivalry With China Is Nothing Like the Cold War

In today’s circumstances, Cold War–era policies are not only unnecessary, but likely to catalyze a destructive spiral of heightening tensions that would make the world a more dangerous place.