April 19, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

John Petrushka

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.

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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

Author Image 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

Author Image 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

Author Image 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

Author Image 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

Author Image 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

Author Image John Petrushka May 3, 2017
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The View from Jingshan: Chinese media attack U.S., but Beijing’s position is less and less clear

Ahead of the Trump-Xi summit this week, Beijing struggles to assert itself while remaining diplomatic

Author Image John Petrushka April 3, 2017
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What does China think of Kim Jong Nam’s death?

Netizens express outrage, but uniformity of expert reaction suggests a government hand

Author Image John Petrushka March 9, 2017
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The View from Jingshan: China reacts to Kim Jong Nam death, missile test

Netizens and state media responded to North Korea with shock and outrage this month

Author Image John Petrushka March 2, 2017
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Great power rivalry: U.S.-China cooperation on North Korea in 2017

2017 will be a pivotal time for presidents Trump and Xi - but will the two countries clash or cooperate?

Author Image John Petrushka February 7, 2017