Benjamin CarlsonOctober 20, 2013 05:05
HONG KONG — There’s no question that Sun Tzu’s “Art of War” is, in many situations, a brilliant strategy manual. Everyone from Larry Ellison of Oracle to Coach Belichick of the New England Patriots has cited the ancient general’s maxims. Even Gen. Norman Schwartzkopf was a Sun Tzu devotee. But when it comes to China’s foreign policy, Sun Tzu’s theories may be leading China astray.