Why it's time for China to take greater responsibility for North Korea's future | NK News
June 17, 2024

Why it’s time for China to take greater responsibility for North Korea’s future

Much stronger influence from Beijing could reduce the threat from Pyongyang and potentially improve human rights

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Many strategies have been suggested to deal with North Korea. Some involve sanctions or even a military strike. Some think we should support a coup in Pyongyang -- or maybe that outside forces should launch a decapitation strike.

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