If you had just put a satellite into space, what would you do with it? Channeling Sputnik and ignoring the geopolitical furore completely, Robert Winstanley-Chesters contemplates.
Mycal Ford surveys the turbulent waters around the disputed Northern Limit Line, probing for contemporary and historical clues about the possibility for renewed inter-Korean hostility.
Roger Cavazos (SinoNK Coordinator & Analyst with Nautilus Insitute) injects multiple doses of realism and context into the mystifying narrative of Chinese heir apparent Xi Jinping’s disappearance.
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.
Beijing University’s Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga contends that Chinese bureaucratic politics largely drives the direction of the Sino-North Korean relationship.
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.
Roger Cavazos analyzes messages to Chinese netizens and the DPRK leadership, a critically important part of the PRC discourse on North Korean affairs during the fishermen hostage crisis.