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China and the US dash toward another MAD arms race

Restore strategic stability in East Asia before it is too late

| China
Xi Jinping presents a People's Liberation Army flag to the political commissar of the Hainan in Sanya on Apr. 24: China is mostly to blame for the demolition of the foundations of strategic stability.   © Xinhua/AP

Minxin Pei is professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and a nonresident senior fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

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