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, shortly after the first Chinese astronaut returned from space. President Jiang Zemin , wearing army fatigues and standing before a collection of military officers, compared the importance of their piloted space program to China's successful effort to develop nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles Words and images like these make non-Chinese nervous. To some they convey a shrill nationalism reminiscent of Imperial Germany or Meiji Japan. Those who give credence to great power theories of international relations tie concerns about Chinese nationalism to dire predictions of what one American scholar called "an intense security competition with a considerable potential for war." In January of 2007, China destroyed one of their own aging weather satellites as part of a series of antisatellite weapons tests that lent new weight to these forecasts..>
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MGW 2011 China  Schade, Casey, McFarland Lab Uniqueness: China pursuing aggressive space policy-nationalism U: China space program tool of nationalism  Kulacki,  Senior Analyst and  China  Project Manager in the Global Security Program at the Union of  Concerned Scientists. , 2008 (Gregory, Harvard Asia Pacific Review , Spring 2008, ebscohost.com, 6-20-11,kc)  <Contemporary histories of China's space program are written as object lessons for the next   generation in the relationship between mastering science and preserving Chinese sovereignty and   security.  While these lessons can sound shrill and aggressive to outsiders, the propaganda connecting   science to national restoration also extends to environmental protection, conservation, agriculture,   economics, management, and every other imaginable field of professional endeavor. In the same way   the concept of "moral values" animates contemporary American politics, respect for "science" and   "education" define Chinese aspirations for the future. >
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MGW 2011 China  Schade, Casey, McFarland Lab Uniqueness – China pursuing space mil China progressing faster in space than any country towards space mil Roger  Handberg  and   Zhen  Li   06  ( Roger Handberg and Zhen Li  Routledge   6/22/11) By keeping the story rich with domestic and international context, the authors reveal a Chinese space program very much like its Soviet and American  counterparts.  It is clear that political and economic support from top political leaders was necessary to   sustain such efforts and such support has  varied over the course of all three space programs. While the   Soviets and Americans catapulted ahead in the space race due to their “fear” motivation and better   economic and technical situation, China nonetheless progressed forward, using time to develop   requisite capabilities in a manner that it could best afford . Unfortunately, two relevant controversies occurred just before and 
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