Cary Huang
Cary Huang
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

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

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Military bases to ballistic missiles, what’s the target of Trump’s Asia strategy?

  • New US defence secretary Mark Esper has announced plans to deploy missiles and build more US bases in Asia
  • But he faces an uphill battle convincing countries wary of entering China’s crosshairs
Topic |   United States

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