Zhu Feng let fly with a savage combo of rhetorical assaults on the “badass” North Korean leadership, but was censored in Beijing. Our translation gives the reader insight into Chinese anger toward the DPRK.
Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga files a special report from Beijing, and SinoNK translates commentary from an array of Chinese sources.
One heavyweight Chinese commentator predicts an extraordinary reversal of fortune for North Korea-Japan relations in 2013. Translation from the Chinese by Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga.
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.
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.
Roger Cavazos examines what a renewed outbreak of hostilities would actually look like along the arms-clogged waist of the Korean peninsula. Includes link to an extensive illustrated working paper.
Wrapped in a Fog: On the North Korean Constitution and the Ten Principles by Christopher Green There are many oft-cited tales of North Korean foreign policy under the leadership of Kim Jong Il, but one stands out in particular. Not so long after the death of Kim Il Sung, the “Dear Leader” gathered a […]
Trope Deconstruction 101: “Iranian Scientists May Attend N. Korean Nuclear Test” by Adam Cathcart At SinoNK.com, we have previously deconstructed the rumors that a.) North Korea conducted a previously unknown nuclear test in May 2010 and that b.) that alleged test was of an Iranian nuclear weapon. To put it mildly, the former assertion is […]