China to Send Special Envoy on Korean Affairs to Seoul
By Charlotte Gao
The development comes immediately after Kim Jong-un reopened a hotline with South Korea.
The US Needs a Long-Term North Korea Strategy
By Willis L Krumholz
Today’s debate needs to be about more than just “taking out a bad guy.”
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
By Qiheng Chen
North Korean marketization may lend hope for sanctions to work, if the U.S. and China can coordinate.
Can China Curb North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions?
By Son Daekwon
Cold War history -- particularly surrounding Beijing's own nuclear development -- suggests otherwise.
North Korea’s ICBMs: What Now?
By Liang Tuang Nah
Pyongyang's ICBMs do little to change the overall U.S.-DPRK strategic calculus.
What’s Behind Sino-Russian Cooperation on North Korea?
By Samuel Ramani
Russia and China have different rationales, but both are alarmed by the United States' confrontational approach toward North Korea.
The Deterioration of the People’s Republics: China’s North Korea Problem
By James Tunningley
Relations between the People’s Republic of China and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea are at a turning point.
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
By Jin Kai
Despite close ties, Beijing and Seoul's divergent interests, as well as regional politics, preclude a formal alliance.
Can North Korea's Economy Endure China’s Slowdown?
By Yong Kwon
Pyongyang’s economy has quietly grown in recent years. China’s economic rebalance promises to reverse this trend.
China's Official Response To Jang Song-Thaek's Execution: An Analysis
By Mu Chunshan
The short statement by China's MFA on the situation in North Korea is actually quite revealing.
Four Observations on Xi’s Meeting with North Korean Envoy
Our writer offers some takeaways from the recent meeting between Choe Ryong-hae and Xi Jinping.