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Chinese proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

Shirley Kan

Chinese proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

current policy issues

by Shirley Kan

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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

    StatementShirley A. Kan.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB92056., Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB92056., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1998, 98-IB-92056a.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination17 p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16346524M
    OCLC/WorldCa44647576

    Chinese Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Background and Analysis. Recent PRC Proliferation Challenges Nonproliferation Commitments but Continued Concerns Since , Beijing has taken step s to address U.S. and othe r concerns and increase its partial participation in international nonpr oliferation regimes. China promised to abide by. Introduction. This chapter examines current multilateral and bilateral efforts to interdict the trade in nuclear, radiological, chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction (WMD), related ‘precursors’ used in their construction and their potential delivery systems (collectively, ‘WMD materiel’).Author: Douglas Guilfoyle.

    This book describes strategic culture and its value as a methodological approach to the study of International Relations. In particular, the book uses strategic culture to illuminate a number of case studies on countries that have made decisions regarding the acquisition, proliferation or use of weapons of mass destruction.   Congressional Research Service, China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles, January 5, This CRS report is written by Shirley A. Kan, specialist in Asian security affairs.

    France is one of the five "Nuclear Weapons States" under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, but is not known to possess or develop any chemical or biological weapons. France was the fourth country to test an independently developed nuclear weapon in , under the government of Charles de French military is currently thought to retain a weapons First fusion weapon test: Aug   Congressional Research Service, "China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues," This CRS report is written by Shirley A. Kan, specialist in Asian security affairs.


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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). 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 by:   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. China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The th Congress con Author: 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. 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 Middle East free of WMD. 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 Iraq. 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 A proliferating problem. ne'er-do-wells getting their hands on such weapons are now set for a China treats its non-proliferation promises to the world as. Chemical weapons must be banned from the face of the earth, never to be used again.

And, the spread of nuclear weapons must be stopped.’1 US Intelligence and Pentagon officials amplified these concerns in their Congressional testimony; Judge William Webster, then Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), warned that ‘the odds on Cited by: 3.

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. policy advances the national interest in reducing the role of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the proliferation of weapons of massCited by: 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, the possibility of a nuclear arms race in South Asia, and the multidimensional conflicts in the Middle East all point to the immediacy of.

-- 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 to global security / Nicholas Eberstadt -- Al Qaeda is likely to use weapons of mass destruction / Robert Pages: COVID Resources.

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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. United Nations - Weapons of mass destruction – nuclear, biological and chemical – have plagued the human race since their invention – and they still pose a threat today.

China and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and missiles [electronic resource]: policy issues / Shirley A. Kan. Main author: Kan, Shirley. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.

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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.

Controlling Weapons of Mass Destruction: Findings from USIP-Sponsored Projects. Peaceworks No. 41 Saturday particularly the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction through covert and overt means in potentially serious theaters of regional conflict.

China has tended to send mixed signals about its participation in regional and. This book is essentially a very good general history of weapons of mass destruction, back to WW I, with a primary emphasis on nuclear weapons, which makes sense since most of the actual development, deployment, and even use/testing has been nuclear for all the major by: 4.A weapon of mass destruction (WMD) is a nuclear, radiological, chemical, biological, or any other weapon that can kill and bring significant harm to numerous humans or cause great damage to human-made structures (e.g., buildings), natural structures (e.g., mountains), or the scope and usage of the term has evolved and been disputed, often signifying more politically than technically.A definite book for historians and collectors of the details of nuclear history." -Jim Walther, Director, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History "Miller's new book, Weapons of Mass Destruction, arrives at a crucial time where knowing how we got here and why is extremely important/5(9).