The Age of Space Warfare Has Arrived

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China’s recent test of an anti-satellite weapon has been all over the news (and, as we’ll note later in our Commentary Week in Review, all over the opinion pages) this week. We ran two good articles relating to the subject of China and space weapons this week. Contributor Richard Weitz of the Hudson Institute weighed in with “Has China Launched an Arms Race in Space?“ “China’s decision to conduct its first test of an anti-satellite weaponrepresents a sharp escalation in the hitherto low-key dispute betweenChina, Russia, and the United States over the use of outer space formilitary purposes,” Weitz wrote. […]


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