Posts Tagged ‘조중관계’
China’s initial response to the execution of Jang Sung-taek looked even-handed and predictable, Adam Cathcart finds. However, the Chinese version of the editorial in question was different. Not supportive or radical, but nevertheless cut from noticeably different cloth.
The bridge between Dandong and Sinuiju is pregnant with economic potential, nearly complete, and in a very real sense associated with newly unmasked “counter-revolutionary” Jang Sung-taek. Revisiting a recent essay for The Daily NK, Chief Editor Adam Cathcart investigates.
In a piece intended to compliment the featured essay “Sino-NK 2013 Rewind: Sepho and the ‘Quiet Charisma’ of Grassland Reclamation,” Adam Cathcart translates the original Chinese of a rare firsthand glimpse of Sepho, North Korea’s land reclamation project underway in Gangwon Province.
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.
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.
The Chinese debate over North Korea’s strategic position continues. One academic from Wuhan pointedly suggests that North Korea has long ceased to be an asset, and should not involve China in a regional war.