Menu
Account
Strategic Empathy: Assessing Leadership Behavior
May 10, 2016
Strategic Empathy: Assessing Leadership Behavior
Insights from Zachary Shore
Strategic Empathy: Assessing Leadership Behavior
Does China Really Have a Strategic Vision for the World?
April 27, 2016
Does China Really Have a Strategic Vision for the World?
Since the founding of the PRC, China's leaders have often misunderstood both allies and rivals alike.
Does China Really Have a Strategic Vision for the World?
Interview: Soo Kim
April 06, 2016
Interview: Soo Kim
The US-ROK alliance and the global response to North Korea's recent provocations.
Interview: Soo Kim
China's Role in the North Korean Puzzle
April 04, 2016
China's Role in the North Korean Puzzle
Can China actually take a leading role on the North Korea issue?
China's Role in the North Korean Puzzle
Is North Korea Fed up With China?
April 01, 2016
Is North Korea Fed up With China?
Take reports about a new WPK document slamming Beijing with a dose of salt -- but frustrations are very real.
Is North Korea Fed up With China?
Sino-US Cooperation Over North Korea Is Now More Important Than Ever
March 19, 2016
Sino-US Cooperation Over North Korea Is Now More Important Than Ever
No matter how distasteful, Beijing and Washington have a vested interest in stable relations with Pyongyang.
Sino-US Cooperation Over North Korea Is Now More Important Than Ever
Russia's North Korea Conundrum
March 17, 2016
Russia's North Korea Conundrum
The latest sanctions harm Russian economic and strategic interests on the Korean Peninsula.
Russia's North Korea Conundrum
China Starts Enacting Sanctions on North Korea
March 10, 2016
China Starts Enacting Sanctions on North Korea
China is tightening trade restrictions on North Korea after the latest round of UN sanctions.
China Starts Enacting Sanctions on North Korea
Why China-North Korea Relations Can’t Be Broken
March 10, 2016
Why China-North Korea Relations Can’t Be Broken
Despite North Korea's nuclear ambitions, its ties with China have been remarkably stable -- and will remain that way.
Why China-North Korea Relations Can’t Be Broken
Is China Finally Fed Up With Kim Jong-un’s North Korea?
March 09, 2016
Is China Finally Fed Up With Kim Jong-un’s North Korea?
What explains Beijing’s acquiescence to unprecedented sanctions at the UN Security Council?
Is China Finally Fed Up With Kim Jong-un’s North Korea?
North Korea: Will the New Sanctions Work?
March 06, 2016
North Korea: Will the New Sanctions Work?
On paper, they represent a significant increase in pressure on Pyongyang.
North Korea: Will the New Sanctions Work?
New Sanctions on North Korea Target Loopholes and Elites
March 03, 2016
New Sanctions on North Korea Target Loopholes and Elites
The most stringent measure mandates the searching off all ships coming from North Korea.
New Sanctions on North Korea Target Loopholes and Elites
Will Mount Paektu Erupt Again?
February 28, 2016
Will Mount Paektu Erupt Again?
The Mount Paektu/Changbai dispute has the potential to destabilize an already tense region.
Will Mount Paektu Erupt Again?
China Gives Nod to New UN Sanctions on North Korea
February 26, 2016
China Gives Nod to New UN Sanctions on North Korea
Plus, Taiwan debates cross-strait nomenclature, Xi's media control strategy, and a Djibouti base update. Friday links.
China Gives Nod to New UN Sanctions on North Korea
Some Lessons from the North Korea Crisis
February 22, 2016
Some Lessons from the North Korea Crisis
The recent North Korea crisis offers lessons about great power relations and East Asian security.
Some Lessons from the North Korea Crisis
Understanding North Korea: Lessons From China's Nuclear Quest
February 16, 2016
Understanding North Korea: Lessons From China's Nuclear Quest
China's own nuclear history helps illuminate the motives behind North Korea's current behavior.
Understanding North Korea: Lessons From China's Nuclear Quest
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief