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China and North Korea: Still ‘Lips and Teeth’
July 21, 2018
China and North Korea: Still ‘Lips and Teeth’
Those who think the relationship has markedly changed never understood it to begin with.
China and North Korea: Still ‘Lips and Teeth’
China Is Standing in the Way of North Korea Negotiations
July 13, 2018
China Is Standing in the Way of North Korea Negotiations
The solution involves realistic goals, trust building, and the willingness to walk away.
China Is Standing in the Way of North Korea Negotiations
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?
China-North Korea Relations After the Trump-Kim Summit
June 19, 2018
China-North Korea Relations After the Trump-Kim Summit
A historical perspective on what US-North Korea rapprochement means for China.
China-North Korea Relations After the Trump-Kim Summit
Kim Jong Un to Make Third Trip to China, One Week After Singapore Summit With Trump
June 19, 2018
Kim Jong Un to Make Third Trip to China, One Week After Singapore Summit With Trump
The North Korea leader will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on the outcomes of the June 12 summit in Singapore.
Kim Jong Un to Make Third Trip to China, One Week After Singapore Summit With Trump
The Trump-Kim Summit: Good News for China
June 13, 2018
The Trump-Kim Summit: Good News for China
China saw its proposals put in motion and its role highlighted by Trump.
The Trump-Kim Summit: Good News for 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?
How Leaving China in the Dark Helped Doom the Trump-Kim Summit
May 26, 2018
How Leaving China in the Dark Helped Doom the Trump-Kim Summit
Trump's failure to coordinate with China before attempting North Korea diplomacy doomed the endeavor from the start.
How Leaving China in the Dark Helped Doom the Trump-Kim Summit
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?
China, North Korea Hold Second Summit
May 09, 2018
China, North Korea Hold Second Summit
Amid a flurry of Korea-centered diplomacy, Xi and Kim make sure they are still on the same page.
China, North Korea Hold Second Summit
China Vows to Play a ‘Constructive Role’ in Resolving the Korean Peninsula Issue
May 03, 2018
China Vows to Play a ‘Constructive Role’ in Resolving the Korean Peninsula Issue
Chinese foreign minister is visiting North Korea now and Chinese premier is to visit Japan soon.
China Vows to Play a ‘Constructive Role’ in Resolving the Korean Peninsula Issue
North Korea’s Currency Crisis: US and Chinese Leverage
April 18, 2018
North Korea’s Currency Crisis: US and Chinese Leverage
Insights from William Brown
North Korea’s Currency Crisis: US and Chinese Leverage
Kim Jong-un's China Reset Continues With Senior CCP Official's Visit
April 16, 2018
Kim Jong-un's China Reset Continues With Senior CCP Official's Visit
The Chinese Communist Party's International Liaison Department head visited Pyongyang and met Kim Jong-un.
Kim Jong-un's China Reset Continues With Senior CCP Official's Visit
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
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
March 29, 2018
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
Xi Jinping is poised to take control of the burgeoning "denuclearization" diplomacy in Northeast Asia.
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
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
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