Does China Test Signal Weapons Race? Last week, the Chinese military tested an anti-satellite weapon. The United States' last known test of a similar system was in the mid 1980s. Currently, there are no treaties governing space weapons systems. Guests discuss whether space might be the next battlefield.
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Does China Test Signal Weapons Race?

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Does China Test Signal Weapons Race?

Does China Test Signal Weapons Race?

Does China Test Signal Weapons Race?

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Last week, the Chinese military tested an anti-satellite weapon. The United States' last known test of a similar system was in the mid 1980s. Currently, there are no treaties governing space weapons systems. Guests discuss whether space might be the next battlefield.

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Victoria Samson, research analyst, Center for Defense Information