China's Nuclear Buildup

American VoicesWorldasiachina ISSUE 38•01 Jan 16, 2002

According to a new CIA report, China is expected to have as many as 100 long-range nuclear missiles aimed at the U.S. by 2015. What do you think?

  • “We don't need to worry about the Chinese using nukes. They'd first need to find an unpopulated area to test them.”

    Max Koenig –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Would it be culturally insensitive of me to say I hope they don't blast us to atoms? I don't want to offend anybody.”

    Connie Vance –
    Graduate Student

  • “Maybe it's time to flood China with opium again. Failing that, flood me with opium.”

    Dan Essen –
    Plumber

  • “If only Sting had possessed the foresight to hope that the Chinese love their two government-allotted children, too.”

    Milt Odom –
    Lawyer

  • “We shouldn't worry. Judicious use of force is the traditional and typical of Chinese glorious history and cultural.”

    Ken Yaeger –
    Roofer

  • “Doesn't China know that only the U.S. is responsible enough to have a nuclear arsenal?”

    Sylvia Coombes –
    Graphic Designer

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