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China and North Korea Have a Mutual Defense Treaty, But When Would It Apply?
August 14, 2017
China and North Korea Have a Mutual Defense Treaty, But When Would It Apply?
China's assurances to North Korea would not apply if it began a war, but it would if were attacked first.
China and North Korea Have a Mutual Defense Treaty, But When Would It Apply?
Looking for Fissures in China-North Korea Relations
August 01, 2017
Looking for Fissures in China-North Korea Relations
Just how much influence does China continue to exercise over North Korea in 2017?
Looking for Fissures in China-North Korea Relations
More US Sanctions on the Menu for Chinese Financial Institutions Helping North Korea?
July 11, 2017
More US Sanctions on the Menu for Chinese Financial Institutions Helping North Korea?
Was the Bank of Dandong the first of many targets for the Trump administration?
More US Sanctions on the Menu for Chinese Financial Institutions Helping North Korea?
What Does China Care About?
July 07, 2017
What Does China Care About?
American and Chinese perspectives differ fundamentally on East Asian regional issues.
What Does China Care About?
China and the 'Rogues': How China Deals With Pariah States
June 30, 2017
China and the 'Rogues': How China Deals With Pariah States
What general lessons can be drawn from China's dealings with rogue states such as Iran, North Korea, and Sudan?
China and the 'Rogues': How China Deals With Pariah States
Would North Korea Risk the Death of 10,000 Chinese Citizens to Capture Seoul?
May 04, 2017
Would North Korea Risk the Death of 10,000 Chinese Citizens to Capture Seoul?
A Second Korean War would inevitably lead to Chinese civilian casualties.
Would North Korea Risk the Death of 10,000 Chinese Citizens to Capture Seoul?
The Deterioration of the People’s Republics: China’s North Korea Problem
April 25, 2017
The Deterioration of the People’s Republics: China’s North Korea Problem
Relations between the People’s Republic of China and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea are at a turning point.
The Deterioration of the People’s Republics: China’s North Korea Problem
Trump’s Risky Reliance on China to Handle North Korea
April 24, 2017
Trump’s Risky Reliance on China to Handle North Korea
The long-run impact of the Trump administration’s policies toward the region are unclear.
Trump’s Risky Reliance on China to Handle North Korea
China’s Quest to Marginalize the US Hits a North Korea-Sized Snag
April 20, 2017
China’s Quest to Marginalize the US Hits a North Korea-Sized Snag
China's plan to globally circumvent the U.S. is working. There's just one problem: North Korea.
China’s Quest to Marginalize the US Hits a North Korea-Sized Snag
China’s North Korea Debate
March 25, 2017
China’s North Korea Debate
There are three broad camps on how to deal with an increasingly unruly Pyongyang.
China’s North Korea Debate
Tillerson, China and the North Korea Question
March 20, 2017
Tillerson, China and the North Korea Question
The U.S. must leverage resources and relationships wisely, rather than rely on force when it comes to North Korea.
Tillerson, China and the North Korea Question
China Needs More Than Exhortation to Break With North Korea
March 03, 2017
China Needs More Than Exhortation to Break With North Korea
Time now for some real give and take.
China Needs More Than Exhortation to Break With North Korea
What Tensions? 'Friendship' on Display as North Korean Official Visits China
March 03, 2017
What Tensions? 'Friendship' on Display as North Korean Official Visits China
Vice Foreign Minister Ri Kil-song is in Beijing, the first such high-level visit in nine months.
What Tensions? 'Friendship' on Display as North Korean Official Visits China
Why China's Influence Over North Korea Is Limited
March 02, 2017
Why China's Influence Over North Korea Is Limited
History reveals China has neither the will nor the clout necessary to sway North Korea's decision making.
Why China's Influence Over North Korea Is Limited
North Korea: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
February 24, 2017
North Korea: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
North Korea doesn't seem all that eager to keep ties warm with China and Malaysia, two of its few friends.
North Korea: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
North Korea Continues Its Streak of Messing Things Up for China
February 23, 2017
North Korea Continues Its Streak of Messing Things Up for China
With friends like these, who needs enemies?
North Korea Continues Its Streak of Messing Things Up for China
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