If the North Korean government collapsed, what would China do? After the leak of an alleged Chinese contingency plan, Dr. Jennifer Lind offers an assessment based upon extensive research.
One of China’s top DPRK experts opens up about his personal experiences with repatriating North Korean defectors, thoughts about nuclear war, Korean reunification, and the impact of Chinese public opinion on the CCP’s North Korea policy. Emile Dirks translates.
Nick Miller, whose interests, like those of the DPRK itself, span the borderlands and beyond, looks at DPRK-Laos relations and the case of nine young defectors sent back from whence they came.
Nick Miller reviews an intriguing Global Times report from mid-March, one that looks a lot like a public shot across North Korea’s drug-producing bow.
Christopher Green talks through data points indicating North Korea continues its inexorable slide toward Chinese currency usage.
Nick Miller is on his way to the Korea Economic Institute for the summer. Fittingly, questions of mobility and structure are a preoccupation of the present post. — Adam Cathcart, Chief Editor Mayday: North Korean Internal Security Delegation in China by Nick Miller North Korea Leadership Watch recently reported that a delegation from the DPRK […]