Is a third North Korean nuclear test inevitable? China’s top DPRK experts seem to think so. A SinoNK exclusive, with translation and analysis by Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga in Beijing.
Zhou Yongkang and the Ministry of Public Security appear primed for a demotion. Is Kim Jong-un losing his strongest supporter in Beijing? Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga unpacks the story.
Limos, nuclear test scuttlebutt, economic integration, and Kim Jong-un’s role in China-DPRK relations: Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga (Beijing University) breaks down the Jang visit.
Beijing University’s Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga contends that Chinese bureaucratic politics largely drives the direction of the Sino-North Korean relationship.