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China"s proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

Wayne M. Morrison

China"s proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

by Wayne M. Morrison

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons -- China,
  • China -- Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWayne M. Morrison.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB92056., Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB92056., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1999, 99-IB-92056b.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16346902M
    OCLC/WorldCa49014797

    With the heightened emphasis on deterring proliferation of all weapons of mass destruction, there has been a tendency to think about nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons all together under the "weapons of mass destruction" rubric. However, nuclear weapons remain unique in their vast and instantaneous destructive power. This vital book examines why states seek to gain Weapons of Mass Destruction, a crucial issue in developing strategies against proliferation. Leading experts examine specific countries and the interplay among political, economic, cultural and regional factors driving decisions whether to .

      Kathleen Parker. Of all the essays, books, and treatises on the new world order of 'Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Rogue States,' Peter Brooke's A Devil's Triangle is by far the : China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles July 1, Congress has long been concerned about whether U.S. policy advances the national interest in reducing the role of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and missiles that could deliver them.

      The International Security Program and the Project on Nuclear Issues conduct timely research and analysis on countering the spread of weapons of mass destruction from the continued use of chemical weapons in Syria to the threat posed by non-state actors to the effort to prevent further nuclear proliferation.   -- Weapons of mass destruction threaten the United States and Western democracy / Charles Krauthammer -- Nuclear terrorism is a serious threat to the United States / Graham Allison -- North Korean weapons of mass destruction are a threat Pages:


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China"s proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by Wayne M. Morrison Download PDF EPUB FB2

Congress has long been concerned about whether U.S. policy advances the national interest in reducing the role of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and missiles that could deliver them.

Recipients of China’s technology reportedly included Pakistan, North Korea, and Iran.5/5(1). This CRS Report, updated through the th Congress, discusses the security problem of China’s role in weapons proliferation and issues related to the U.S. policy response since the mids. China has taken some steps to mollify U.S.

and other foreign concerns about its role in weapons : Congressional Research Service. Be the first to ask a question about China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles Lists with This Book This book is not yet featured on : Shirley A.

Kan. China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. China then hosted the Author: Shirley A. Kan. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

China and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and missiles: policy issues in SearchWorks catalog. The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction has continued to give cause for concern even after the end of the Cold War.

This book analyses how the prospects for proliferation have changed since the s, particularly in light of the Gulf War and the UN inspections of. Hong said the Chinese side has noticed relevant reports, however, what should be stressed is that China opposes the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery, and strictly follows relevant export control resolutions of the U.N.

Security Council and firmly implements its own laws and regulations on non. Buy China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues by Kan, Shirley A (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Among the many reasons for this are: China’s evidently growing defense budget and its military modernization campaign; its often threatening rhetoric over Taiwan; its reputed espionage activities; and disputes over collateral security issues, such as China’s continuing proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Weapons of Mass Destruction Use and Proliferation Challenges 7 I. Program Background 7 1. Chemical 7 2. Biological 8 3. Nuclear 8 II. Historical Insights 9 1. Chemical Weapons Use 9 2. Biological Weapons Use 11 III. Possible Use in a Collapsing DPRK 13 1. Chemical Weapons Use 13 2.

Biological Weapons Use 14 3. Nuclear Weapons Use 15 IV. This CRS Report, updated as warranted, discusses the security problem of China's role in weapons proliferation and issues related to the U.S. policy response since the mids. China has taken some steps to mollify U.S. and other foreign concerns about its role in weapons proliferation.

Since the end of the Cold War, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction has become much more prominent in U.S. national security and foreign policy planning. Revelations about Iraqi, North Korean, South African, and Israeli nuclear weapon programs.

This conference document includes papers produced by distinguished experts on China's weapons-of-mass-destruction (WMD) programs. The seven papers were complemented by commentaries and general discussions among the 40 specialists at the proceedings.

The main topics of discussion included: The development of China's nuclear forces. Matin Zuberi describes the crises faced by the nuclear non proliferation regime. A case study of Pakistan and China brings into light the problems faced by India due to the proximity to both these countries. The covert purchasing network developed by Pakistan for developing its nuclear weapons program points to circumventing the regime by Pakistan.

The threat posed by the use and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction is rising, a Defense Department official told a House Armed Services Committee panel.

China, Russia, North Korea, Iran and violent extremist organizations have, or are pursuing, WMD capabilities that could threaten the United States [ ]. The establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a concept more recently broadened to cover all weapons of mass destruction (WMD), has been before the international community for decades.

In this book, two experts from the region explore why the matter remains unresolved, and outline a comprehensive yet achievable roadmap to a. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (85 pages) Contents: CHINA AND PROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND MISSILES: POLICY ISSUES; CHINA AND PROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND MISSILES: POLICY ISSUES ; Contents; Summary; Purpose and Scope; PRC Proliferation.

The bad news is that with the end of the Cold War, threats to international peace and security became less predictable and more diverse. The rise of international terrorism, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and ballistic missiles, and the troubling actions of rogue states replaced the US-USSR superpower rivalry as the central organizing theme of the new.

China and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and missiles: policy issues. [Shirley Kan] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # Weapons of mass destruction--China\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema.

The FBI created the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Directorate in to support a cohesive and coordinated External Partners. Defense Intelligence Agency.

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Haass. India has developed and possesses weapons of mass destruction in the form of nuclear gh India has not made any official statements about the size of its nuclear arsenal, recent estimates suggest that India has – nuclear weapons and has produced enough weapons-grade plutonium for up to – nuclear weapons.

InIndia was First fusion weapon test: 11 May ᵇ.Section 2 Transfer and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction The transfer and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), such as nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) weapons, and ballistic missiles that deliver such weapons, have been recognized as a signifi cant threat since the end of the Cold War.

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