The rise of a nuclear-armed China is presenting the United States and its allies in the Asian-Pacific region with a new reality that they must confront. The presentation includes a brief discussion of the ideological and economic drivers behind China's rise, as well as its emergence in Asian-Pacific regional affairs. The presentation also discusses China's nuclear policies and forces, and how they are shaped by external factors such as ballistic missile defense.

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