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New Chinese Missiles Target the Greater Asian Region
Richard Fisher, Jr. International Assessment and Strategy Center, 24 July 2007.

China Reorganizes Northern Nuclear Missile Launch Sites
Hans M. Kristensen. Strategic Security Blog, Federation of American Scientists, 12 July 2007.

Punching the U.S. Military's 'Soft Ribs': China's Antisatellite Weapon Test in Strategic Perspective
Ashley J. Tellis. Defence, Terrorism & Security, 11 July 2007. Posted on the Policy Pointers website.

China's Not So New Nuclear Strategy
David Isenberg. Asia Times, 30 May 2007.

Book Review: Nuclear Minimalism
Brad Roberts. Arms Control Today, May 2007.

China's Nuclear Forces: Operations, Training, Doctrine, Command, Control and Campaign Planning
Larry M. Wortzel. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, May 2007 (.pdf file).

Chinese Nuclear Forces and U.S. Nuclear War Planning
Hans M. Kristensen, Robert S. Norris and Matthew G. McKinzie. Federation of American Scientists, November 2006 (.pdf file).

Nuclear Conflict in the 21st Century: Reviewing the Chinese Nuclear Threat
Scott Moore. East Asia Nonproliferation Program, CNS, 18 October 2006.

Conference on U.S.-China Strategic Nuclear Dynamics
Jointly Organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), the RAND Corporation, and the China Foundation for International & Strategic Studies (CFISS), 20-21 June 2006. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Chinese Nuclear Forces, 2006
Robert S. Norris and Hans M. Kristensen. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May/June 2006.

Theater Ballistic Missiles and China's Doctrine of 'Active Defense'
Martin Andrew. China Brief. The Jamestown Foundation, 15 March 2006.

China's Nuclear Forces: The World's First Look at China's Underground Facilities for Nuclear Warheads
Thomas B. Cochran et al. Policy Forum Online. Nautilus Institute, 23 February 2006.

Going Beyond the Stir: The Strategic Realities of China's No-First-Use Policy
Stephanie Lieggi. Center for Nonproliferation Studies, December 2005. Posted on the Nuclear Threat Initiative website.

The Ambiguous Arsenal
Jeffrey Lewis. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May/June 2005.

Bridging the Gap: PRC Missile Modernization and the Changing Deterrence Environment
Vijai K. Nair Association for Asian Research, 07 May 2005.

China's Nuclear Force Modernization
Lyle J. Goldstein and Andrew S. Erickson. Newport Papers #22. Naval War College, January 2005. Posted on the Scientific and Technical Information Network website (.pdf file).

Opening the Debate on U.S.-China Nuclear Relations
China Security, 2005. World Security Institute (.pdf file).

The Minimum Means of Reprisal: China's Search for Security in the Nuclear Age
Jeffrey Lewis. Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland, 2004 (.pdf file).

Dragon or Dinosaur? Nuclear Weapons in a Modernizing China
Thomas M. Kane. Parameters, Winter 2003-04. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website. (.pdf file).

China Successfully Tests Multi-Warhead Missiles
Yomiuri Shimbun, 08 February 2003. Posted on Taiwan Security Research web site.

China's Strategic Modernization: The Russian Connection
Michael J. Barron. Parameters, Winter 2001.

China's Nuclear Agenda
Bates Gill and James Mulvenon. New York Times, 7 September 2001. Posted on the RAND website.

Chinese Nuclear Forces, 2001
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September/October 2001.

China and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Implications for the United States
Conference Report. Washington DC: National Intelligence Council, 05 November 1999.

China's Strategic Modernization
Mark A. Stokes. Strategic Studies Institute, September 1999. Posted on the Federation of American Scientists website.

China's Nuclear Modernization
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Proliferation Brief Vol. 2. No. 8, 07 April 1999.

China's Changing Nuclear Posture: Reactions to the South Asian Nuclear Tests
Ming Zhang. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. March 1999.

Nuclear Weapons Database Chinese Arsenal
Center for Defense Information. 02 January 1997.

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