Stopping a nuclear arms race between America and China
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Stopping a nuclear arms race between America and China

China and America may be at the start of a destabilising nuclear arms race, as China tries to preserve its ability to deter US nuclear attack in the light of US missile defences and nuclear system upgrades. That would undermine hopes that the US and China can build a stable cooperative relationship as China's power grows. So Australia has a big interest in trying to help head off the risk of an arms race. In a new Lowy Institute Policy Brief, Hugh White suggests that there is something simple we could try.
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Areas of expertise: Australian strategic and defence policy; Asia Pacific security; global security
Areas of expertise: Australian strategic and defence policy; Asia Pacific security; global security
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