Hyten says China's nuclear buildup more worrisome than Taiwan scenario

By Tony Bertuca / September 13, 2021 at 4:12 PM
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. John Hyten said he has long been aware of China's rapid nuclear modernization, but only because he had access to classified information. Now, he said, non-governmental, open-source reports about China's construction of hundreds of new nuclear silos has given the public access to the threat he's long feared. Hyten, who spoke virtually today with the Brookings Institute, said he is more worried about China's nuclear agenda, rather than the capabilities it...

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