In spite of the fact that nuclear reprocessing continues to pose a number of economic and nonproliferation challenges, this process remains a significant factor in the current and future nuclear power plans of a number of nations
China and India today represent the world’s two largest and fastest-growing economies, yet even as the two countries increasingly collaborate in regional and global fora, they are experiencing frequent and sustained tensions.
2010 was a difficult year for U.S.-China relations, driving home the need for higher-level and more frequent exchange of views.
Mutual understanding and cooperation between the United States, China, and other countries is essential for overcoming the challenges facing the nonproliferation regime.
While it is generally understood that space technology has both civilian and military applications, the scientific and technical parameters of such technology have serious global policy implications.
China plays an increasingly important role in achieving a number of the goals for disarmament and nonproliferation contained within the U.S. Nuclear Posture Review and the Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference.
China’s evolving foreign policy continue to dominate discussions of Sino-U.S. relations. Yet there has been little in-depth analysis of Chinese public opinion and its impact on China’s foreign policy.
The recent U.S. focus on global nuclear issues has left some of China’s future arms control experts encouraged by the emphasis on governmental cooperation in securing nuclear materials, while others worry that the United States is blurring the distinction between tactical and strategic missile defenses.