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China: Why Its Space Programs Matter


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Victoria Samson and Brian Weeden, “US seizes initiative on space security for the first time in decades,” Defense News, Sept. 14, 2023.



Charlie Campbell, “China is Quickly Becoming a Space Superpower,” TIME, July 17, 2019.

Rush Doshi, “The Long Game: China’s Grand Strategy to Displace American Order,” Brookings, August 2, 2021.

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