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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
Sanctions and North Korea's Precarious Food Security
October 19, 2017
Sanctions and North Korea's Precarious Food Security
Are sanctions causing food shortages in North Korea? It's more complicated than that.
Sanctions and North Korea's Precarious Food Security
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
October 13, 2017
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
North Korean marketization may lend hope for sanctions to work, if the U.S. and China can coordinate.
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
No Red Lines? China and North Korea
September 03, 2017
No Red Lines? China and North Korea
Nothing about a North Korea with a ballistic nuclear weapon capability is good for China. It's time for Beijing to act.
No Red Lines? China and North Korea
Will the Latest UN Sanctions on North Korea Actually Matter?
August 07, 2017
Will the Latest UN Sanctions on North Korea Actually Matter?
The sanctions have new scope, but use the same tools. Will implementation be any different?
Will the Latest UN Sanctions on North Korea Actually Matter?
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
How UN Sanctions May Be Driving China's Suspension of North Korean Coal Imports
February 23, 2017
How UN Sanctions May Be Driving China's Suspension of North Korean Coal Imports
China may already be close to reaching the UN-mandated cap on total coal emissions.
How UN Sanctions May Be Driving China's Suspension of North Korean Coal Imports
Is China Serious About Banning North Korean Coal?
February 21, 2017
Is China Serious About Banning North Korean Coal?
On China’s suspension of coal imports from North Korea, a healthy dose of skepticism is needed.
Is China Serious About Banning North Korean Coal?
US Turns Screw on China to Rein in North Korea
October 01, 2016
US Turns Screw on China to Rein in North Korea
Washington is moving to sanction Chinese firms suspected of violating UN sanctions.
US Turns Screw on China to Rein in North Korea
Sanctions: Still the Best Option for Containing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
April 30, 2016
Sanctions: Still the Best Option for Containing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
If the world can remain strong and consistent about sanctions, North Korea might actually come to the table.
Sanctions: Still the Best Option for Containing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
It's Official: China Is Cracking Down on North Korean Trade
April 06, 2016
It's Official: China Is Cracking Down on North Korean Trade
China's Commerce Ministry announces bans on imports of gold, coal, and iron from North Korea.
It's Official: China Is Cracking Down on North Korean Trade
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
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