U.S.-China Strategic Dialogue

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Authors
Glosny, Michael
Twomey, Christopher
Jacobs, Ryan
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2013-05
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Monterey, California, Naval Postgraduate School
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en_US
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Technical Report
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"In early June, 2012, eight Chinese participants, including high-ranking Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) officers, met with twenty-five Americans (a mix of officials and researchers) to discuss bilateral issues at an unofficial meeting. This dislogue, funded by DTRA, has been held annually for the past seven years. The overall tone was positive and substantive. Boilerplate concerns about U.S. policy in the region were kept to a minimum, although China continues to express concerns about U.S. ballistic missile defense (BMD) programs and conventional strike capabilities. China's "no-first-use" (NFU) of nuclear weapons policy served as a backdrop for some of the discussion, constraining engagement with some issues, and illustrating the depth to which that policy shapes even well-connected offical perceptions..." from the Executive Summary
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;Report No. 2013-005
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Center on Contemporary Conflict
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U.S.Defense Thrreat Reduction Agency's (DTRA) Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Combating WMD (PASCC).
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