August 09, 2020

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

John Petrushka

John Petrushka is a contributor based in Washington, D.C., and the creator of the NK Pro View from Jingshan column. He studied Asia and International Affairs at Georgetown University and George Washington University. His other research topics include transitional justice in North Korea.

Analysis

A shrimp between whales: will North Korea benefit from the U.S.-China trade war?

While the DPRK stands to benefit for now, Sino-U.S. tensions could hamper diplomacy in the long-term

John Petrushka May 24, 2019
Analysis

Across the Yalu River: the past, and future, of China-North Korea relations

2018 was a year of change - and evolution - in Sino-DPRK relations

John Petrushka December 28, 2018
Analysis

The View from Jingshan: a new North Korea strategy for Beijing?

State media highlights warming ties as speculation over a Xi visit to Pyongyang grows

John Petrushka October 26, 2018
Analysis

The View from Jingshan: Beijing’s silence reflects confidence in North Korea

China's goal of a "normal state relationship" with the DPRK seems closer than ever

John Petrushka August 10, 2018
Analysis

The View from Jingshan: China bets on North Korea’s economy

Beijing is attempting to capitalize on Pyongyang's renewed interest in reform

John Petrushka July 10, 2018
Analysis

A “new chapter” for Sino-DPRK relations?

After the N. Korea-U.S. summit and Kim’s third visit, China’s position may not be as strong as it looks

John Petrushka June 22, 2018
Analysis

The View from Jingshan: Chinese observers react to flurry of Sino-DPRK diplomacy

As Pyongyang's relations with the outside world improve, Beijing leverages its traditional ties

John Petrushka May 18, 2018
Analysis

The View from Jingshan: Chinese observers react to Kim’s visit to Beijing

Commentators lauded the summit as a vindication of China’s longstanding approach to the DPRK

John Petrushka April 16, 2018
Analysis

The View from Jingshan: China reacts to Kim-Trump meeting, new U.S. sanctions

Though Beijing has long supported dialogue with Pyongyang, observers wonder what its role will be going forward

John Petrushka March 9, 2018
Analysis

The View from Jingshan: China reacts to Olympics, N. Korea’s invitation to Moon Jae-in

Some Chinese painted a rare North-South meeting as a vindication for Beijing

John Petrushka February 14, 2018