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"China's ASAT Capabilities: As a Potential Response to US Missile Defense and 'Space Control' Plans"
Journal Article, Ensuring America's Space Security: Report of the FAS Panel on Weapons in Space, Federation of American Scientists
Author: Hui Zhang, Senior Research Associate, Project on Managing the Atom
"China is concerned about U.S. missile defense and "space control"plans, which would lead to weaponization of outer space and stimulate a costly and destabilizing arms race. China is further concerned that the US missile defense program, as currently advertised, would neutralize China's strategic nuclear deterrent...."
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