Chinese Arms Transfers: Purposes, Patterns, and Prospects in the New World Order


Since China's rapid growth and expansion in the international arms markets of the 1980s, no in-depth and comprehensive study has fully addressed the motives and implications of the burgeoning Chinese arms export trade. This work fills that gap in our understanding and, at the same time, sheds light on Chinese foreign policy and security goals, while considering the future of Chinese arms exports and their impact on regional security in the years ahead.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1992


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