Tag Archives: North Korea

China’s North Korea Game

What explains Chinese collusion with, and protection of, North Korea? Isn’t China fearful of having a rogue nuclear state on its border?

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China Vs. the Koreas: Food’n’Nukes

Unpacking the THAAD-Lotte-North Korea-China controversy.

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North Korea: China’s Tar Baby

Why does Beijing prop up an unhelpful ally regime that could spark a major war?

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Korea’s Ongoing Divide

We wonder: How big is South Korea’s economy compared to that of its northern rival?

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The New Russian Empire: Modern Slavery in Russia

154 years after the abolition of serfdom, Russia is Europe’s most slave-holding nation, in modern terms.

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The Human Side of North Korea

North Koreans aren’t the robots they are often portrayed as in Western newspapers and magazines.

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China-South Korea: Misguided Romance in East Asia?

Just how serious is this fledgling romance between Seoul and Beijing?

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Russia-China Energy Agreement: The World’s Largest Ever Commercial Deal

Russia Pivots to Asia

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President Obama’s Pirouettes in Asia

Did Japan, Korea et al. see any signs of U.S. President Obama’s Asia “pivot” in his recent trip?

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East Asia Arms Race

How do the militarized nations of East Asia view each other?

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