Strategic Horizons: In North Korea's Dangerous Game, It's China's Move

Metz, Steven
April 2013
World Politics Review (19446284);4/10/2013, p1
The article discusses the impact of conflict between North Korea and the U.S. on China's economy and national security. It focuses on the role of Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader of North Korea, on the aforementioned issue. It informs about North Korean military readiness as a part of its provocative strategy against the U.S. It includes that China will be forced to seek the replacement of the inexperienced and volatile Kim with a military regime, in case North Korea poses a war on the U.S.


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