Archive for December, 2012:
China’s policy toward North Korea is set for further evolution. Will the DPRK benefit from having old friends in the Politburo in Beijing? Read the extended version of SinoNK’s PacNet and South China Morning Post essays here.
Who is more likely to be telling the truth, the North Korean state news agency or a top regime insider? Christopher Green answers.
Steven Denney investigates the twin peaks of the South Korean media in a country that has yet to fully institutionalize democracy.
What is the broader outlook for China’s relationship with North Korea in the aftermath of the DPRK’s missile test? SinoNK joins a conversation with the Huffington Post.
In this brief election day video, Assistant Editor Christopher Green explains the three different election-outcome scenarios, based on percentage of voter turnout, against the backdrop of exhortations to vote by three South Korean newspapers.
Chinese-language responses to the North Korean missile launch were protean; our team of Cathcart/Cavazos/Beauchamp summarizes 21 such stories, with graphics galore.
How better to commemorate the passing of a vilified dictator than with a mournful meditation on the lack of dialectical approaches to the environment in the DPRK?
Charisma is hard to obtain and harder to retain. It is also ephemeral. Kim Jong-un wants it, has some, but needs more. Roger Cavazos starts watching the sky in the first of our anniversary extravaganza.