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N.Korea-China trade declines again
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N.Korea-China trade declines again

Nuclear test unlikely to impact trading relations due to Beijing's sanctions adjustments

N.Korea-China trade declines again
Hyun-bi Park
Hyun-bi Park January 13, 2016
The hidden danger behind N.Korea’s nuke test

The hidden danger behind N.Korea’s nuke test

Who, if anyone, is coordinating the military, diplomatic plans the regime is carrying out?

The hidden danger behind N.Korea’s nuke test
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 11, 2016
Another kind of fallout from North Korea’s fourth nuclear test

Another kind of fallout from North Korea’s fourth nuclear test

One can't deny Pyongyang's goals or its progress, or that it's time for a more hands-on approach

Another kind of fallout from North Korea’s fourth nuclear test
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy January 7, 2016
N. Korean nuclear test causes tremors on Chinese border
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N. Korean nuclear test causes tremors on Chinese border

Weibo users criticized Pyongyang, saying Beijing is losing control of its neighbor

N. Korean nuclear test causes tremors on Chinese border
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi January 7, 2016
New North Korean sanctions should reflect humanitarian concerns

New North Korean sanctions should reflect humanitarian concerns

Consider NGOs, and those whose lives depend on their work, when crafting a response to the nuke test

New North Korean sanctions should reflect humanitarian concerns
Keith Luse
Keith Luse January 7, 2016
North Korea blasts way into U.S. presidential security debate

North Korea blasts way into U.S. presidential security debate

With voting about to start, look for influx of North Korea, nuclear-related questions for candidates

North Korea blasts way into U.S. presidential security debate
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin January 6, 2016
N. Korea’s test will be condemned, further action limited

N. Korea’s test will be condemned, further action limited

Possible new UN resolutions and reprimands from allies will likely follow fourth test

N. Korea’s test will be condemned, further action limited
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb January 6, 2016
N. Korea’s test will be condemned, further action limited
NK PRO

N. Korea’s test will be condemned, further action limited

Possible new UN resolutions and reprimands from allies will likely follow fourth test

N. Korea’s test will be condemned, further action limited
Adam Stulberg
Adam Stulberg January 6, 2016
Fourth North Korean nuclear test a “dangerous development”

Fourth North Korean nuclear test a “dangerous development”

Bruce Klingner argues it's time for U.S. to abandon a policy of timid incrementalism

Fourth North Korean nuclear test a “dangerous development”
Bruce Klingner
Bruce Klingner January 6, 2016
Only small part of new North Korean tax free trade zone open
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Only small part of new North Korean tax free trade zone open

Photo of new bridge taken in November also indicates no progress on DPRK side

Only small part of new North Korean tax free trade zone open
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne January 4, 2016