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In Yanbian, Chinese agencies selling tourism to North Korea continue to thrive

In Yanbian, Chinese agencies selling tourism to North Korea continue to thrive

Amid ICBM tests and the death of a U.S. tourist, companies on the border say business is booming

In Yanbian, Chinese agencies selling tourism to North Korea continue to thrive
Mark Robertson July 18, 2017
North Korea continuing to breach UN sanctions in Warsaw: investigation
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North Korea continuing to breach UN sanctions in Warsaw: investigation

Polish companies involved in rental agreements, evidence of links to embassy officials

North Korea continuing to breach UN sanctions in Warsaw: investigation
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 14, 2017
Transferring wartime OPCON to S. Korea: the key questions

Transferring wartime OPCON to S. Korea: the key questions

In the event of a war with the North, should Seoul, or the U.S., call the shots?

Transferring wartime OPCON to S. Korea: the key questions
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy July 14, 2017
The G20 summit: What progress was made on North Korea?
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The G20 summit: What progress was made on North Korea?

A summit of world leaders saw both the U.S., China, and Russia dig their heels in on the DPRK

The G20 summit: What progress was made on North Korea?
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado July 13, 2017
“Friendship movies”: Chinese characters in North Korean film

“Friendship movies”: Chinese characters in North Korean film

Despite fraternal relations, the Chinese are portrayed as rude, buffoonish, and uncivilized

“Friendship movies”: Chinese characters in North Korean film
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko July 12, 2017
Stirring the pot? Shen Zhihua’s controversial speech and DPRK-China relations

Stirring the pot? Shen Zhihua’s controversial speech and DPRK-China relations

A speech by a leading Chinese academic grabbed headlines in March, but what did it really mean?

Stirring the pot? Shen Zhihua’s controversial speech and DPRK-China relations
Adam Cathcart
Adam Cathcart July 11, 2017
North Korea imports of Chinese cell phones jump in 2017
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North Korea imports of Chinese cell phones jump in 2017

May imports were highest since December 2014, Chinese customs figures show

North Korea imports of Chinese cell phones jump in 2017
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 11, 2017
The Great Helmsman and the Marshal: What Mao’s legacy says about N. Korea

The Great Helmsman and the Marshal: What Mao’s legacy says about N. Korea

The late Chinese leader was believed to be irrational and provocative - but then he met with Nixon

The Great Helmsman and the Marshal: What Mao’s legacy says about N. Korea
Jared Ward July 10, 2017
Why North Korean missile tests are a “gift” for Shinzo Abe

Why North Korean missile tests are a “gift” for Shinzo Abe

Historian Alexis Dudden says DPRK provocations provide justification for Tokyo's new militarism

Why North Korean missile tests are a “gift” for Shinzo Abe
Christina Lee
Christina Lee July 10, 2017
The View from Jingshan: Chinese observers react to DPRK ICBM test, Otto Warmbier
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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

The View from Jingshan: Chinese observers react to DPRK ICBM test, Otto Warmbier
John Petrushka
John Petrushka July 7, 2017