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A report finds that China and the U.S. have different priorities for their respective nuclear policies based on different interpretations of deterrence

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study by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace notes that "Chinese scholars take the position that various issues in a conflict are interrelated, and they pay close attention to conflict escalation. Therefore, in their view, nuclear deterrence and compellence are indistinguishable."
4 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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