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Will President Trump’s New Plans for Missile Defense Spark an Arms Race?

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins the PBS NewsHour to discuss President Trump’s call to rapidly expand U.S. missile defense systems.

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China’s Destabilizing Nuclear Weapons ‘Strategic Breakout’

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The head of U.S. Strategic Command Admiral Charles Richard has been describing China’s nuclear weapons expansion as a “strategic breakout.” He used th...

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China Sees Its Nuclear Arsenal as More Than a Deterrent

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The military threat from Beijing is accelerating at a pace few anticipated. Recently released satellite imagery shows that China is rapidly constructi...

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Now What? The Global Consequences of American Defeat in Afghanistan

Nadia Schadlow et al.

America’s precipitous withdrawal from Afghanistan and the subsequent takeover by the Taliban will have grave consequences far beyond the immediate...

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