China, `at a tense moment,' tests a nuke

June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/20/94, Vol. 116 Issue 24, p19
Reports that while the Clinton administration led a move to seek sanctions against the North Koreans for coveting nuclear weapons, China exploded a nuclear device of its own at it Lop Nor testing site. Doubts about how helpful the Chinese will be in working to restrain North Korea's nuclear ambitions; Nonproliferation experts description of the test as part of China's efforts to modernize its nuclear weapons; Global moratorium on testing.


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