Tag Archives: South Korea

Kim Jong Il is dead – Candid Chinese reactions


I broke the news today of Kim Jong Il’s death to several co-workers, hoping for some kind of reaction from them, but all I got was a shrug and a “So what?” The conversation then quickly turned to what this … Continue reading

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Does China’s Military Might Make it a Superpower?


So far we have seen that China has the GDP to be a superpower, and would have the political strength to meet the criteria if it decided to take on a leadership role. Today we will be trying to evaluate … Continue reading

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China’s Unflinching Support of N. Korea


A topic I have been fascinated with recently is trying to figure out what China’s long-term goal is concerning North Korea. I can tell you China would probably say North Korea is a sovereign nation, and that they would never … Continue reading

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