May 24, 2022

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Post-coup North Korea: A China-controlled future puppet state?

The future circumstances under which China might wish to influence a Northern Korean government

The following is the second in a three-part series on future scenarios for the North. Part one can be read here.

As we have discussed in the previous piece, it seems likely – almost certain – that North Korea under Kim Jong Un will eventually attempt to build up a local version of a developmental dictatorship.