The Eighth US-China Conference on Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation

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June 30, 2016

The “Eighth US-China Conference on Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation” was held on April 11-12, 2016, in Monterey, California. This track-one-and-a-half conference was the eighth in a series of bilateral conferences bringing together government officials and nongovernmental experts from the United States and China. The discussions were divided into five panels and covered a wide range of issues including: nuclear security and safeguards; expanding cooperation in arms control and nonproliferation; steps toward nuclear disarmament; improving US-China strategic stability; and trends and future challenges.

The Eighth US-China Conference on Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation

Participants in the conference, which was co-hosted by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies and the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CACDA), included senior representatives from the US Departments of State and Energy, the National Security Council, and academics from US military academies, as well as various nongovernmental (NGO) experts. Former US Under Secretary of Defense Walter Slocombe also attended. From the Chinese side, China’s Ministries of Foreign Affairs and National Defense were well represented, as were experts from the academic and NGO sectors.

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