China’s Nuclear-Capable Hypersonic Missile: How Should America Respond?

Over at the Financial Times (hat tip: Tyler Rogoway, the WarZone), Demetri Sevastopulo and Kathrin Hille break the news that China tested a “fractional orbital bombardment system” last August. Such a hypersonic weapon can travel intercontinental distances and maneuver to evade anti-missile countermeasures. It might even elude detection altogether. The implications for U.S. nuclear strategy, … Continue reading China’s Nuclear-Capable Hypersonic Missile: How Should America Respond?