Pulling out of the nuclear weapons pact with Russia would mean the US could deploy intermediate ground-based missile systems in Asia. Photo: Reuters

Pulling out of nuclear arms pact adds to US options to ‘erode Chinese advantage’

  • Withdrawing from cold war-era treaty with Russia would mean US could deploy intermediate ground-based missile systems in Asia
  • It could have a significant effect on the military balance between China and the US, especially in the event of a conflict
Topic |   China military

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Pulling out of the nuclear weapons pact with Russia would mean the US could deploy intermediate ground-based missile systems in Asia. Photo: Reuters
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