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China’s Changing Role on the Korean Peninsula
May 31, 2019
China’s Changing Role on the Korean Peninsula
It is striking that China’s policies are so clearly ill-adapted to the changing situation on the Korean Peninsula.
China’s Changing Role on the Korean Peninsula
Why China Isn't Mourning the Collapse of the Trump-Kim Summit
March 01, 2019
Why China Isn't Mourning the Collapse of the Trump-Kim Summit
Beijing remains upbeat even after an early end to the Hanoi summit, and for good reason.
Why China Isn't Mourning the Collapse of the Trump-Kim Summit
China, Russia, and US Sanctions on North Korea
November 13, 2018
China, Russia, and US Sanctions on North Korea
Insight from Sharyl Cross.
China, Russia, and US Sanctions on North Korea
Would Korean Reunification Threaten China?
June 23, 2018
Would Korean Reunification Threaten China?
A view from Beijing on Korean unification.
Would Korean Reunification Threaten China?
North Korea and China, Friends Again?
June 07, 2018
North Korea and China, Friends Again?
How economic engagement with North Korea serves China’s broader strategy in Northeast Asia.
North Korea and China, Friends Again?
What Does China Really Think of North Korea?
May 25, 2018
What Does China Really Think of North Korea?
Forget talk of “lips and teeth” -- Chinese contempt for North Korea is palpable.
What Does China Really Think of North Korea?
North Korea Summit Diplomacy Should Lead to 4 Party Talks
March 30, 2018
North Korea Summit Diplomacy Should Lead to 4 Party Talks
Thinking China could be left out of talks with North Korea was nothing more than a pipe dream.
North Korea Summit Diplomacy Should Lead to 4 Party Talks
China, North Korea Extol 'Traditional Friendship' After Kim Jong-un's Beijing Visit
March 29, 2018
China, North Korea Extol 'Traditional Friendship' After Kim Jong-un's Beijing Visit
Beijing and Pyongyang signal a return to a the sort of close relationship enjoyed under previous leaders.
China, North Korea Extol 'Traditional Friendship' After Kim Jong-un's Beijing Visit
What Does a Trump-Kim Meeting Mean for China?
March 11, 2018
What Does a Trump-Kim Meeting Mean for China?
Despite relief that war seems less likely, there are concerns about China’s lack of input in the current round of diplomacy.
What Does a Trump-Kim Meeting Mean for China?
What China Thinks About the Korean Thaw
March 09, 2018
What China Thinks About the Korean Thaw
In his annual press conference, the Chinese foreign minister gave the most in-depth comments on the subject so far.
What China Thinks About the Korean Thaw
North Korea: China's Unwelcome Mirror
January 25, 2018
North Korea: China's Unwelcome Mirror
The unspoken reason China is reluctant to act against North Korea: Beijing sees echoes of itself in Pyongyang.
North Korea: China's Unwelcome Mirror
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
January 10, 2018
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
The end of the Kim regime would spell trouble for the Taiwan Strait.
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
China's Approach to North Korea Sanctions
January 10, 2018
China's Approach to North Korea Sanctions
China isn't abandoning North Korea; rather, it wants to reset the relationship on Beijing's terms.
China's Approach to North Korea Sanctions
North Korea: New Sanctions, Same Old Story
December 29, 2017
North Korea: New Sanctions, Same Old Story
Another North Korean missile test, another round of UN sanctions.
North Korea: New Sanctions, Same Old Story
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
December 28, 2017
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
Following the Chinese prescription on North Korea may be in the United States' best interests.
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
China's North Korea Debate: Redrawing the Red Line
November 22, 2017
China's North Korea Debate: Redrawing the Red Line
What a public feud between two academics tells us about Beijing's approach to North Korea.
China's North Korea Debate: Redrawing the Red Line
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