Jeffrey LewisThe Ambiguous Arsenal

My article about the Chinese nuclear force—“The Ambiguous Arsenal”—is available in the May/June 2005 issue of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. The Table of Contents accurately summarizes the larger article:

Analysts tend to grossly exaggerate China’s nuclear arsenal, thanks to flawed research and faulty assumptions. Yet that doesn’t stop hardliners from citing the “Chinese threat” as a rationale against making deeper cuts in U.S. nuclear deployments.