The Modernization of Chinese Nuclear Forces and Its Impact on Sino-U.S. Relations

  title={The Modernization of Chinese Nuclear Forces and Its Impact on Sino-U.S. Relations},
  author={Baohui Zhang},
  journal={Asian Affairs: An American Review},
  pages={100 - 87}
  • Baohui Zhang
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • Asian Affairs: An American Review
  • This article examines China's emerging nuclear capability and its strategic consequences. China will be able to deploy, for the first time, a truly secure second-strike capability in the next decade. This emerging Chinese capability will critically affect the future relationship between China and the United States. The article suggests that the two countries should engage in strategic dialogues to discuss the proper role of nuclear deterrence in their bilateral relationship. This will help… CONTINUE READING
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