Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow Elbridge Colby examines Sino-U.S. competition and nuclear weapons. This is part of a series of briefs on "Strategic Domains and the Obama-Xi Summit" produced for the National Bureau of Asian Research's U.S.-China Relations in Strategic Domains project.
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