Sino File by Cary Huang
The US breaks free of its nuclear treaty with Russia to focus on its main target: China
- Washington is now free to test and deploy the intermediate-range missiles it believes it needs to compete with its most serious challenger
- China’s growing arsenal sets the scene for the resurgence of nuclear geopolitics
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.