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Author Lewis, Jeffrey G.

Title The minimum means of reprisal : China's search for security in the nuclear age / Jeffrey G. Lewis
Published Cambridge, Mass. : American Academy of Arts and Sciences : MIT Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 262 pages) : illustrations
Series American academy studies in global security
American Academy studies in global security.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Ch. 1 minimum means of reprisal -- Ch. 2 Chinese strategic forces, 2006 -- Ch. 3 Chinese strategic nuclear forces : evolution and design -- Ch. 4 China's participation in the conference on disarmament -- Ch. 5 Competing explanations for China's arms control behavior -- Ch. 6 U.S. nuclear posture and the logic of restraint -- Ch. 7 legal undertaking to prevent an arms race in outer space -- Ch. 8 China's search for security in the nuclear age -- App. A CD/579 : China's basic position on the prevention of an arms race in outer space (15 March 1985) -- App. B CD/1606 : China's position on and suggestions for ways to address the issue of prevention of an arms race in outer space at the conference on disarmament (9 February 2000) -- App. C CD/1645 : possible elements of the future international legal instrument on the prevention of the weaponization of outer space (6 June 2001) -- App. D CD/1679 : possible elements for a future international legal agreement on the prevention of the deployment of weapons in outer space, the threat or use of force against outer space objects (28 June 2002)
Summary An analysis of China's nuclear and space capabilities, deployment strategies, and stance in arms control negotiations, and the implications for U.S. defense strategy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nuclear arms control -- China.
Nuclear weapons -- China.
Strategic forces -- China.
China -- Military policy.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006038615
ISBN 0262122847 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0262278308 (electronic bk.)
0262622025 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780262122849 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780262278300 (electronic bk.)
9780262622028 (paperback; alk. paper)