Tag Archives: Weapons of mass destruction

“China’s Nuclear Submarine Force,” China Brief, Jamestown Foundation.

This is my publication on China’s nuclear submarine force for Jamestown Foundation’s China Brief. It explores how China’s strategic use of geography in the South China Sea – to include the creation of new landmasses anchored with political and military bases … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Research on the Penetration of Sarin (GB) into hard Targets at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah

WARNING: This film contains graphic images of animal deaths. One military function for using Sarin (GB) on the battlefield is to penetrate targets fortified against blast effects from standard artillery shells. This film reveals how the United States Army Chemical … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale: Historical Review of the Intelligence Community Predictions about China’s Nuclear Program during the Early 1960s

In 1983 the United State (U.S.) Intelligence Community (IC) conducted a study of intelligence judgement prior to “significant historical failures” of the IC in predicting world events affecting U.S. national security. As the documents below reveal, one of the failures … Continue reading

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Historical Research: Chinese State Media Claims the Soviet Union Threatened China with a Nuclear Strike during the Zhenbao Island Border Conflict

A 2010 article in Cultural and Historical Reference (Wenshi Cankao), a publication of China’s state-controlled People’s Daily media outlet (Renmin Ribao), asserts that the Soviet Union threatened a “surgical” nuclear strike against China and that Chinese leaders publicly communicated the … Continue reading

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AllSource Analysis: Featured Analysis of the Week

This week, AllSource Analysis featured my report on Japan’s demilitarization of abandoned chemical weapons in Ha’erbaling, China. For more of this analysis, see the new Intelligence Channels service at AllSource. AllSource Preview – Japan’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons in China

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