Spectators wave Chinese flags as military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll past during a parade on October 1, 2019. China is expanding its nuclear force much faster than US officials predicted. Photo: AP
Spectators wave Chinese flags as military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll past during a parade on October 1, 2019. China is expanding its nuclear force much faster than US officials predicted. Photo: AP
Kevin Rudd
Opinion

Opinion

Kevin Rudd

How to keep US-China rivalry from starting a nuclear arms race

  • With tensions threatening to undermine strategic nuclear stability, talks are urgently needed to prevent the situation from spinning out of control
  • Even if the relationship is destined to be marked by mutual suspicion, establishing strategic transparency is still possible

Spectators wave Chinese flags as military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll past during a parade on October 1, 2019. China is expanding its nuclear force much faster than US officials predicted. Photo: AP
Spectators wave Chinese flags as military vehicles carrying DF-41 ballistic missiles roll past during a parade on October 1, 2019. China is expanding its nuclear force much faster than US officials predicted. Photo: AP
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