China envoy expects U.S. missile-defense system to stir ire of N. Korea

Yonhap News Agency

BEIJING, Oct. 17 (Yonhap) — A move by the United States to deploy its advanced missile-defense system in South Korea is likely to irritate North Korea and could jeopardize diplomatic efforts to resume long-stalled six-nation talks on the North’s nuclear […]

Could China’s Nuclear Strategy Evolve?

Nicolas Giacometti

Fifty years ago, at 7:00 GMT on October 16, 1964, China exploded its first nuclear device at the Lop Nur test site, becoming the fifth official member of the nuclear club after the U.S., the Soviet Union, the U.K. and […]

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The Future of U.S. Extended Deterrence in Asia to 2025

Robert A. Manning

US extended deterrence in Asia, involving the full spectrum from nuclear to conventional capabilities, faces an array of new challenges. Indeed, a dynamic, volatile, and more complex security landscape in the Asia-Pacific and globally has heightened regional security concerns and […]