May 11, 2022
The Ukraine War Might Kill China’s Nuclear No First Use Policy
By Denny Roy
Putin has used nuclear threats to prevent direct NATO intervention in the Ukraine War. Could China do the same in a Taiwan conflict?
November 17, 2021
A Case for China’s Pursuit of Conventionally Armed ICBMs
By Roderick Lee
Circumstantial evidence suggests China might consider using its growing inventory of intercontinental ballistic missiles in a conventional strike role.
July 16, 2021
What Threat Do China’s New Missile Silos Pose to the US?
By Adam Cabot
The silos will significantly complicate counterforce options. What can Washington do?
November 07, 2018
Lora Saalman on How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact China’s Nuclear Strategy
By Franz-Stefan Gady
A look at how AI and other emerging technologies will impact China's nuclear strategy.
March 21, 2018
Is China Abandoning Its 'No First Use' Nuclear Policy?
By Ben Lowsen
China is modernizing its nuclear arsenal. Will this affect its “No First Use” nuclear policy?
February 12, 2018
Pulling Back the Curtain on China’s Rocket Force
By David C. Logan
What can we learn about China's most secretive military branch by examining the career paths of its senior officers?
November 22, 2017
China’s Evolving Approach to Nuclear War-Fighting
By James Johnson
China is dismantling the barriers impeding a war-fighting posture. Does that spell the end of No First Use?
February 14, 2017
Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
By David C. Logan
How will China use its fledgling ballistic missile submarine fleet?
May 03, 2016
The US Should Admit Its Vulnerability to Chinese Nuclear Attacks
By Ben Rimland
Acknowledging that MAD is once again at play will make U.S. nuclear deterrence more realistic.
December 19, 2015
China Deploys First Nuclear Deterrence Patrol
By Benjamin David Baker
China reportedly deployed its first-ever submarine nuclear deterrence patrol. What does it mean?
May 28, 2015
Strategic Warning and China’s Nuclear Posture
By Tong Zhao
What the 2015 Defense White Paper tells us about China’s nuclear policy.
October 16, 2014
Could China’s Nuclear Strategy Evolve?
By Nicolas Giacometti
For half a century, China’s nuclear strategy has been surprisingly consistent. Will it remain so?