US-China Strategic Nuclear & Space Security Dialogue

In an attempt to shed light on these developments and to reflect on the prospects for the future, the Pacific Forum, with the China Foundation for International and Strategic Studies, and with support from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, held the Seventh China-US Dialogue on Strategic Nuclear Dynamics on Jan. 28-29, 2013. Some 80 Chinese and US experts, officials, military officers, and observers along with eight Pacific Forum Young Leaders attended, all in their private capacity.

The Pacific Forum, with support from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, also held the inaugural China-US Dialogue on Space Security on Jan. 30, 2013. Some 40 Chinese and US experts, officials, and observers along with eight Pacific Forum Young Leaders joined a half-day of discussion of space policy; all attended in their private capacity.

For the conference report, including key findings, please see: Issues & Insights Vol. 13, No. 6.


"The Seventh China-US Dialogue on Strategic Nuclear Dynamics"

AGENDA:

January 28, 2013:

Session 1: The Strategic Set-Up and Nonproliferation Environment


Session 2: Iran and DPRK Nuclear Issues

Session 3:
The Future of P-5 Arms Control

Session 4: US Rebalance to Asia and its Implications to US-China Strategic Stability

January 29, 2013:

Session 5: Cross-Domain Deterrence

Session 6: Crisis Management

Session 7: US-China Bilateral Confidence and Cooperation in the Nuclear Realm

Session 8: Wrap-up



"US-China Dialogue on Space Security"

AGENDA:

January 30, 2013:

Session 1: Space Security

Session 2: Space Codes on Conduct and Arms Control