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U.S.-China Arms Control Agreement for Cyberspace: Desired by All?
Washington and Beijing are hoping to negotiate the first arms control accord for cyberspace. Seemingly an historic occasion, the agreement is unlikely to be concluded in time for the upcoming Obama-Xi summit. The two sides have been unable to agree on the scope, basic terminology, or language of the document. These obstacles also risk obscuring the existence of parties in Washington and Beijing not in favor of the text.