By John Erath That 2024 is an election year in the United States will come as no more of a surprise than the usual partisan bickering and the inevitable portrayals of the other side as dangerous to national security. As someone who served presidents of both parties for three decades, I want to offer an […]
By John Erath Earlier this year, for the first time since the Cold War, it was announced that the total number of nuclear weapons in the world rose in 2022. Largely, the reason for the increase was China’s rapid construction of additional weapons. Although the United States and Russia are undergoing modernizations of their nuclear […]
In 1969, long-simmering Sino-Soviet tensions boiled over into direct military confrontation along the Ussuri River. The Ussuri served as an official border boundary between the People’s Republic of China and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and it had been a point of Chinese contention that the Soviet Union had forced China to consign Chinese […]
Senior Policy Director John Erath spoke with The Democracy Forum in a webinar about the reasons behind China’s nuclear buildup. Watch here.
Senior Policy Director John Erath was quoted in ANI about the reasons behind the Chinese nuclear buildup. “The risk is real, and mounting. We use the phrase ‘Great power competition’ about China and the West,” said John Erath, senior policy director for the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. This is descriptive but not definitional, […]