Weakened U.S.- South Korean ties could lead China to annex North Korea, analyst warns

May 2006
East-Asia-Intel Reports;5/17/2006, p6
The article reports on how the souring alliance between South Korea and the U.S. could help China increase its influence on North Korea and build a pro-China government in Pyongyang, North Korea, a leading South Korean analyst said. Under the current situation, the Seoul, South Korea-Washington alliance can hardly work to cope with emergency in North Korea, said Lee Jung-Hoon, a professor of international relations at Yonsei University in Seoul.


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