China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues

Creator

  • Author: Kan, Shirley A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2007-07-17
  • Digitized: 2006-08-08

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Congress has long been concerned about whether U.S. policy advances the national interest in reducing the role of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and missiles that could deliver them. China has taken some steps to mollify U.S. concerns about its role in weapons proliferation. Skeptics question whether China's cooperation in weapons nonproliferation has warranted President Bush's pursuit of stronger bilateral ties. This report discusses the national security problem of China's role in weapons proliferation and issues related to the U.S. policy response, including legislation, since the mid-1990s.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Weapons systems
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Weapons of mass destruction
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations - U.S. - China
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations - China - U.S.

Coverage

  • Place Name: China

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL31555
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL31555_2006Aug02
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs10455