Posts Tagged ‘Sino-North Korean relations’
Ma Won-chun has been climbing the ranks in Pyongyang’s power circles and is clearly a key cog in the wheel of the Supreme Leader. So what was he doing at a library in Beijing two weeks ago? This article has been amended.
If China begins to see itself as the primary victim of North Korea’s nuclear research, then a more confrontational approach toward Pyongyang becomes possible, reveals a new translation by Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga.
The purge of Jang Sung-taek has provided the world with a fresh layer of Korean peninsula intrigue, and yet more questions about the nature of Kimist dominance in the era of Jong-un. As the Twittersphere flutters, Nick Miller weighs in. Additional content from Christopher Green.
Beijing University’s Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga contends that Chinese bureaucratic politics largely drives the direction of the Sino-North Korean relationship.
North Korea’s China Connection: Documenting Transnational Cadre Ties during the North Korean Revolution, 1945-1949
North Korea’s China Connection: Documenting Transnational Cadre Ties during the North Korean Revolution, 1945-1949 by Charles Kraus The history of Chinese-North Korean relations has been dominated by the largest personalities. While it is easy to understand why Kim Il Sung and Mao Zedong have loomed large over the historiography, this tendency to focus on “the […]
Reappraising Chinese-Korean Relations in the Wake of June 25 by Charles Kraus In anticipation of the upcoming 62nd anniversary of June 25, a date which is commonly known as the “start” of the Korean War, the North Korea International Documentation Project (NKIDP) prepared for release the translation of 34 Chinese documents from Zhou Enlai’s Manuscripts since […]
Cleaning the House Before Inviting Guests In: SinoNK.com Events and Developments in April and Beyond
Editors on the Move // On Friday, April 27, SinoNK.com’s chief editor, Adam Cathcart, will be speaking at Leiden University: Managing Editor Charles Kraus presented research from the same co-authored project at Johns Hopkins University SAIS on April 6, 2012. Assistant Editor Steven Denney will be attending the 2012 Asan Plenum from April 25-27 at […]
Think-Tank Watch remains in the queue for tomorrow, but in the meantime, a handful of sources and audio-visual content which may be of note to readers. — Adam Cathcart, Editor – Foreign Affairs asks Elizabeth Economy about China & North Korea’s Future: – Scott Snyder and See-won Byun’s “China-Korea Relations: New Challenges in the Post-Kim Jong Il Era,” Comparative […]