North Korea nuclear

Xi Jinping Urges North Korea to Rejoin Nuclear Talks

During this week’s visit to Beijing by a high-level North Korean envoy, President Xi Jinping reportedly urged North Korea to return to six-party talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear program. From the New York Times: In...

North Korea Sends Envoy to Beijing

North Korea has sent a high-level envoy to Beijing in an apparent effort to patch up tense relations as international pressure mounts over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions. From the New York Times: The envoy, Vice Marshal...

Editor Suspended for North Korea Article

The editor of a prominent Party journal has been suspended because of an op-ed he wrote for The Financial Times following Pyongyang’s defiant third nuclear test in February. From Jane Perlez at The New York Times: The...

Netizen Voices: Doubts over DPRK “Nuclear Drift”

After North Korea’s February 12 nuclear test, condemnation of the blast rained in from both China’s government and the general public. Netizens voiced anxiety that irradiated fallout from the blast might travel...

Some Chinese Souring on Being N. Korea’s Best Friend

According to Reuters, North Korea has told China that it is prepared to stage one or two more nuclear tests this year. This information emerged after China’s condemnation of North Korea’s underground nuclear tests....

China and North Korea: No War, No Instability, No Nukes

Following North Korea’s third nuclear test, John Garnaut of the Age writes that if people in the West are expecting China to take a strong stand against the development of Pyongyang’s nuclear program, they will be...

China Condemns North Korean Nuclear Test

North Korea detonated a third nuclear weapon in an underground test on Tuesday, defying Chinese calls for restraint and bringing swift condemnation from the U.N. and national governments. From Justin McCurry and Tania Branigan...



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