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U.S. should not lose focus on China's nuclear buildup

Clear-eyed realism is needed to prevent a catastrophe

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Military vehicles carrying DF-41 nuclear ballistic missiles roll during a parade in Beijing in October 2019: The Chinese leadership finally seems to have made the decision.   © AP

Lyle Goldstein is the director of Asia engagement at Defense Priorities and a visiting professor at the Watson Institute of Brown University.

With the recent North Korean ICBM launch, as well as the many nuclear shadows emanating from Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine, it is no wonder that prices are increasing for deep underground bunkers.

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