The END of strategic stability in the Asia-Pacific?
M. Leah, Christine
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
With the expansion of Chinese power, and with nuclear strategy and deterrence again becoming relevant to the Asian great-power game, the US requires a wider range of options to bolster Extended Nuclear Deterrence (END). As such, Washington may have to seriously consider re-introducing tactical nuclear weapons into the Pacific.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science::International relations
RSIS Commentaries, 157-13
Nanyang Technological University