U.S. President Joe Biden proposed strategic stability talks with China in November. If held, the discussions will be an important step toward possible nuclear risk reduction. But as the United States and China not only blame each other for destabilizing behavior but also differ in the way they think about strategic stability, any progress will likely be slow, with traditional arms control steps remaining a longer-term goal.
School Authors: Joshua Shifrinson
Other Authors: Susan Colbourn, Jeffrey H. Michaels, Timothy Andrews Sayle, Joshua Shifrinson