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International relations

Arms race for peace? US ups the ante to bring China to table

Cold War-era strategy aims to alter Beijing's calculations

The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana is seen at the Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Washington. Ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) are a central part of America's nuclear deterrence. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

TOKYO -- Three decades after the end of the Cold War, the arms control and reduction treaties that have contributed to peace have begun to fall apart.

The Trump administration is intent on going back to the drawing board and including China, holding that the current regime focusing primarily on the U.S. and Russia does not fit the new realities of the world.

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