Cross-border Business Ties
Maybe China is now talking the talk on enforcing sanctions resolutions against North Korea, but is it walking the walk? In a new piece taken from the Yonsei Journal of International Studies, analysts Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga and Jenny Jun address the thorny topic of Chinese enforcement of a sanctions system that it willingly signed up to.
Are dozens of Chinese capitalists really camping out in Pyongyang, trying to get their money back? Adam Cathcart translates and goes back to the future to find out.
Christopher Green talks through data points indicating North Korea continues its inexorable slide toward Chinese currency usage.
SinoNK looks to Baekryeong Island for a change of pace from the weight of wartime rhetoric, even though it lies just a stone’s throw from North Korea.
SinoNK takes a skeptical look at links between North Korea’s staple food and Chinese enforcement of sanctions.
Is China’s support for enhanced sanctions a fulcrum toward the future, or just repetition on an old theme? Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga talks it out.
Jang Jin-sung offers policy wisdom to coincide with the February 25th inauguration of South Korea’s new president, Ms. Park Geun-hye.