China's Evolving Nuclear Deterrent: Major Drivers and Issues for the United States (Paperback)

China's Evolving Nuclear Deterrent: Major Drivers and Issues for the United States By Eric Heginbotham, Michael S. Chase, Jacob L. Heim Cover Image

China's Evolving Nuclear Deterrent: Major Drivers and Issues for the United States (Paperback)

$36.50


Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
China's approach to nuclear deterrence has been broadly consistent since its first test in 1964, but it has recently accelerated nuclear force modernization. China's strategic environment is likely to grow more complex, and nuclear constituencies are gaining a larger bureaucratic voice. Beijing is unlikely to change official nuclear policies but will probably increase emphasis on nuclear deterrence and may adjust the definition of key concepts.
Product Details ISBN: 9780833096463
ISBN-10: 083309646X
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Publication Date: March 29th, 2017
Pages: 212
Language: English