Posts Tagged ‘nuclear weapons’
Is North Korea “Bad or Mad?” In her critique of the securitization paradigm, Morgan Potts claims this is the wrong questions to ask. She suggests different, more empathetic questions that aim at “knowing” rather than “othering.”
Mycal Ford parses an op-ed indicating reservoirs of support in the PRC establishment for North Korea’s formula of economic development via nuclear weapons.
Short interviews with North Korean citizens indicate that, for the DPRK, the spreading discussion of nuclear war on the Korean peninsula is a double-edged sword.
F. Bleeker translates a Southern Weekly article indicating that Chinese hopes for Kim Jong-un as reformer have given way to perceptions of a tougher neighbor than his late father ever was.
If China can provide a reliable nuclear umbrella, will “relevant countries” abandon their nuclear plans? On the brink of a third DPRK nuclear test, a Chinese analyst puts forth a solution.