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China Moves to Put North Korea in Its Place

Even as Beijing takes more assertive action abroad, it views its global role and responsibilities far differently than the United States or earlier European empires viewed theirs. Read more…

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As It Strains to Manage the Koreas, China Gets Assertive

Beijing shifts tactics as it tries to maintain its balance on the Korean Peninsula. Read more…

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North Korea Cultivates Ultimate Deterrence

Pyongyang is unlikely to concede much to global concerns over its nuclear and missile programs. Read more…