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North Korea: China’s debate

I commend to you the International Crisis Group’s report of 2 November 2009. Its key conclusions are summarized below: • “Our mindset has changed, but the length of our border has not” a high-level Chinese diplomat is quoted as saying. The border is 1 416km. • China’s overriding interest remains peace and stability, with non-proliferation… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick

It is only a question of time before North Korea becomes a nuclear weapon power with a missile capability that can reach, Japan and probably Hawaii. There are three good reasons why North Korea must not have nuclear weapons. First, it is obvious that it would be potentially catastrophic as the régime is not rational… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick