China"s proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and missiles

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Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress , [Washington, D.C.]
Nuclear weapons -- China, China -- Military p
StatementShirley A. Kan.
SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB92056h., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2002, 02-IB-92056h.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination17 p.
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Open LibraryOL17744774M
OCLC/WorldCa53989418

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 s: 1.

Congress has long been concerned about whether policy advances the U.S. 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 PRC technology included Pakistan, North Korea, and : Congressional Research Service. Get this from a library. China's proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and missiles: current policy issues. [Shirley Kan; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.].

China, one of the five nuclear weapons states under the NPT, is estimated, as of Juneto possess nuclear warheads, an arsenal that has steadily increased in recent has simultaneously sought to modernize and expand its nuclear delivery systems, which include some nuclear-capable land-based missiles and a limited number of submarines, SLBMs, and strategic bombers.

According to a Russian military doctrine stated Chinas proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and missiles booknuclear weapons could be used by Russia "in response to the use of nuclear and other types of weapons of mass destruction against it or its allies, and also in case of aggression against Russia with the use of conventional weapons when the very existence of the state is threatened".

Most military analysts believe that, in this case First fusion weapon test: Aug China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues Congressional Research Service Summary Congress has long been concerned about whether U.S.

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The interaction between China and the Middle East on the issue of arms transfer and non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) has elicited great concern since the : Shirley A. Kan. China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues Description This report discusses the security problem of China's role in weapons proliferation and issues related to the U.S.

policy response since the by: Shirley Kan - Chinese Proliferation of Missiles and WMD: Issues for US Policy: Commentators: Harlan Jencks, Peter Brookes, Janice Hinton Panel Three ( PM): China's Views on WMD: Michael Swaine - The Chinese View of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Mark Stokes - Weapons of Mass Destruction: PLA Space and Theater Missile Development.

China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues Description This 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 by: By Shirley A. Khan. and FAS. Summary. 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.

PRC’s proliferation of WMD and missiles.

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For the s tosee CRS ReportChinese Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Background and Analysis. Recent PRC Proliferation Challenges Nonproliferation Commitments but Continued Concerns SinceBeijing has taken step s to address U.S. and othe r concerns and increase its. China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues [Updated Janu ] [open pdf - KB] Congress has long been concerned about whether U.S.

policy advances the U.S. 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. Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation Countering the proliferation and use of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons.

The fear of these weapons is so profound that, on the one hand, it spawned an entirely new concept of. Missile Threat brings together a wide range of information and analyses relating to the proliferation of cruise and ballistic missiles around the world and the air and missile defense systems designed to defeat e Threat is a product of the Missile Defense Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Nuclear Weapons, arms control, and the threat of weapons of mass destruction.

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Eighth supplement, – / edited by Robert E. Lester. microfilm reels.— (Special studies series) Accompanied by a printed guide entitled: Nuclear weapons, arms control, and the threat of weapons of mass destruction.

Eighth supplement, – ISBN 1. China and Proliferation. controls on the transfer of otherwise uncontrolled goods when it is known that the goods will be used to support weapons of mass destruction, but such controls tend to.

Chinese Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Current Policy Issues. Updated June 1, Shirley A. Kan. Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division.

Chinese Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Background and Analysis. CRS Report F, by Shirley A. Kan. Septem Multilateral Development Bank Lending to China.

The Pterodactyl can carry up to pounds' worth of air-to-surface weapons, laser-guided bombs and missiles. The drone has an estimated cost of $1 million and is being sold to countries in Africa.

`China does not engage in proliferation of weapons of mass destruction' Foreign Minister Qian Qichen, AP newswire, 10/4/ China supplies a complete nuclear fusion research reactor facility to Iran, and provides technical assistance in making it operational. 12 China, with apparent U.S.

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acquiescence, agrees to replace France as supplier. Frank A. Rose testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Author: Frank A.

Rose. China. Introduction: China acceded to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a nuclear-weapon state (NWS) in and is the only NWS that has ratified the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Additional Protocol.

The Chinese nuclear program started in the mids. InChina conducted its first nuclear weapon test. China possesses some nuclear warheads. Contact H. Andrew Schwartz Chief Communications Officer Tel: Contact Caleb Diamond Media Relations Manager and Editorial Associate Tel: Exploring the Changing Role of Chinese Entities in WMD Proliferation* - Volume - Daniel Salisbury, Lucy JonesCited by: 1.

Group on the Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) in the Asia-Pacific and first published in Pacific Forum and all Study Group participants are deeply grateful to the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Agency, and.

The Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East Gordon Oehler Soref Symposium We are approaching an anniversary that I'm sure is etched in your minds, the thirtieth anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when we faced hostile, nuclear- tipped missiles less.

Biological Weapons Convention The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction (BWC) was signed in London, Moscow, and Washington on Ap China finally acceded to the BWC in   Compared to this earlier global terrorist threat, the current weapons of mass destruction terrorist threat from Osama bin Laden, Afghanistan, and Sudan seems less significant, even if it Author: Thomas W.

Graham. CHINA’S NUCLEAR FORCES AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION There is no way to assess the exact probability that China or the United States will ever make threats to use nuclear weapons in a regional conflict or escalate to their actual use, but even the probability they would make explicit threats seems extremely low.

This does not mean, however,File Size: 2MB. III. Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East A) Background For this topic, it is crucial to understand what a WMDFZ is.

A WMDFZ is an area recognized by the General Assembly in which a group of states, in the “free exercises of their sovereignty,” establishes a zone completely absent of WMD, intended.Full Text of White Paper on China's Non-Proliferation Policy and Measures Information Office of the State Council, 03 December Posted on the China View website.

China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues Shirley A. Kan. Congressional Research Service Report to Congress, 08 August China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues Pr ep ar ed f o r M e m b ers an d Com m i t t ees of C ong r e ss 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.