China-North Korea Dossier No. 4: Focus on Chinese Ambassador Liu Hongcai

By | April 06, 2013

Nick Miller’s comprehensive look at Chinese diplomatic interactions with North Korea from 2010-2012 sheds new light on the role of Ambassador Liu Hongcai.

China-North Korea Dossier No. 3: North Korea’s Relations with China at the End of the Kim Jong-il Era

By | August 21, 2012

This dossier chronicles the matrix of meetings and contacts in the Chinese-North Korean relationship in the two months prior to the death of Kim Jong-il. A joint research project with NK Leadership Watch, the dossier includes a preface by Stephan Haggard.

China-North Korea Dossier No. 2: “China’s ‘Measure of Reserve’ toward Succession”

By and | February 09, 2012

North Korean resentment of China has multiple origins, but the PRC’s refusal to immediately accept Kim Jong-il as heir is surely one. New CIA documents tell the story.

China-North Korea Dossier No. 1: “China and the North Korean Succession”

By | January 19, 2012

This 78-page dossier includes critical translations of a range of Chinese sources that emerged in the aftermath of Kim Jong-il’s death. Edited by Adam Cathcart.