James Acton, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Apr 23, 2013
Escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula have put a renewed focus on nuclear threats. After the release last week of a Chinese white paper on defense, James Acton draws our attention the omission of China’s no-first-use policy and explains how this newly articulated position impacts the country’s nuclear policy.
Yao Yunzhu, Retired Major General, Chinese People’s Liberation Army
Apr 22, 2013
For nearly half a century, China’s No-First-Use pledge has served as the cornerstone of its nuclear policy, writes Major General Yao Yunzhu. It is better for China to uphold its NFU policy, rather than discredit such a commitment.
Gu Guoliang, Director at China Academy of Social Science
Jan 14, 2013
As President Obama enters his second term, there have been discussions and policy recommendations in the United States on the Obama administration’s next
Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Sep 05, 2012
During his stopover in Japan earlier this month, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced that the United States and Japan would construct a second advanced missile defense radar in Japan, drawing concern and condemnation from China. However, strategies exist to allay Chinese concerns while also bolstering regional cooperation.