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Issues in Sino-US Nuclear Relations: Survivability, Coercion and Escalation

Dr Wu Riqiang, Renmin University, takes issue with two recent articles, published in the US, on China’s nuclear modernisation programme.

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Issues in Sino-US Nuclear Relations: Survivability, Coercion and Escalation

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中美核关系中的生存、威压与升级

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Dr Wu Riqiang, Renmin University, is one of China’s leading experts on nuclear strategic issues. In this article he takes issue with two recent articles, published in the US, on China’s nuclear modernisation programme. Dr Wu highlights some important differences between Chinese and Western understandings of key concepts in nuclear strategy, and makes some constructive and important suggestions for how to address these misunderstandings and misperceptions.

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