What Can US Learn from WWII and China in Seeking Allies Against Syria?

Posted September 12, 2013 at 8:12am

As the US seeks allies to stand against Syria, what lessons can it learn from history? Specifically, what  can be learned from WWII and relations with Britain, Russia and the so-called “forgotten ally” China?

University of Oxford Professor Rana Mitter explains as he joined me for Conversations with Thinkers to discuss his new book “Forgotten Ally: China’s WWII 1937-1945.”