REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji-Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye attend the Korea China Investment Forum in Seoul July 4, 2014.


China Shifts from North to South Korea

July 24, 2014, Jonathan D. Pollack

In an interview with Radio Television Hong Kong, Jonathan Pollack discusses the Chinese president's recent visit to South Korea, examining stronger relations between China and South Korea and U.S. reactions, China's adjusted attitude toward its traditional ally North Korea and South Korea-Japan relations.

  • Interview | Taiwan Security Research

    July 13, 2014, Richard C. Bush III

  • In the News

    As a close observer of UN processes, Roberta Cohen provides a number of concrete suggestions about how member states, the UNHCR and the Secretary-General might get more involved in persuading China to abandon forced repatriations of North Korean defectors.

    July 9, 2014, Roberta Cohen, The Guardian
  • Article | International Journal of Korean Studies

    China's Forced Repatriation of North Korean Refugees Incurs United Nations Censure

    Summer 2014, Roberta Cohen

  • In the News

    [Renaming the street of China's embassy in Washington] is the sort of symbolic shaming that the [People's Republic of China] and many politically conscious Chinese really dislike. Of course, what the regime did to Liu Xiaobo violated every reasonable moral standard, and this action will make some in the West feel good. But it will not speed his release by even one day.

    June 25, 2014, Richard C. Bush III, Foreign Policy
  • Opinion | Global Times

    June 19, 2014, Jaewoo Choo

  • In the News

    In any dictatorship, it’s dangerous to be someone the leader depends on to stay in power – it means that you can easily become a threat, as it appears that Jang [Song-Thaek] and the patronage system that he ran did.

    June 16, 2014, Sheena Chestnut Greitens, The Phnom Penh Post
  • In the News

    Today, many of the [North Korean] workers who participate [in working overseas] are people who have at least enough money and political connections to offer bribes to get these opportunities.

    June 14, 2014, Sheena Chestnut Greitens, The Phnom Penh Post

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