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China’s Nuclear Modernization Efforts Cast A Long Shadow

By Kathleen E. Masterson The modernization of China and Russia’s nuclear arsenals and delivery systems were the subject of a House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee hearing on Oct. 14. The hearing took place in the context of a recent … Continue reading

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South Korea’s Quest for Better Missile Deterrence

By Kathleen E. Masterson South Korea and the United States have recently entered working-level talks to discuss extending the range of South Korea’s missiles. A decade ago Seoul successfully lobbied Washington for entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), … Continue reading

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