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

The View from Jingshan: China reacts to inter-Korean dialogue, maritime interdictions

DPRK-ROK talks were cited as proof that Beijing's strategy is working, but the issue of sanctions looms large

John Petrushka January 11, 2018
Analysis

Why 2017 was the toughest year yet for North Korea-China relations

The Sino-DPRK relationship encountered many setbacks, but shared interests bind them together

John Petrushka January 2, 2018
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The View from Jingshan: China still wants talks, despite latest North Korean ICBM test

The Hwasong-15 was a pointed snub, but Beijing continues to push for dialogue on its own terms

John Petrushka December 22, 2017
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The View from Jingshan: China reaches out to N. Korea after party congress

While Pyongyang refrained from disrupting Beijing's set-piece event, relations remain poor

John Petrushka November 24, 2017
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The View from Jingshan: New UN sanctions and the 19th Party Congress

As landmark CCP meeting looms, public opinion remains divided

John Petrushka October 18, 2017
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The View from Jingshan: China reacts to North Korea’s sixth nuclear test

As public patience with Pyongyang wears thin, government censors get to work

John Petrushka September 8, 2017
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The View from Jingshan: Beijing denies responsibility for N. Korean ICBM tests

Observers in China largely blame the U.S. for DPRK missile tests, support Moon Jae-in's push for talks

John Petrushka August 3, 2017
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The View from Jingshan: Chinese observers react to DPRK ICBM test, Otto Warmbier

Think tanks promote Beijing's "freeze-freeze" proposal, downplay Pyongyang's capabilities

John Petrushka July 7, 2017
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The View from Jingshan: China reacts to election of Moon Jae-in

Throughout the country, discourse on North Korea has softened

John Petrushka June 9, 2017
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The View from Jingshan: China, U.S. move closer after summit, but will it last?

Chinese media increasingly recognizes shared interests with the U.S., but remains wary of American motives

John Petrushka May 3, 2017