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China needs to keep North Korea in check, as much to reassert its own power in the region as to maintain stability

Donald Kirk says China should exert its considerable influence to rein in Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions, and it can do so in a number of ways without significantly slowing the life-or-death supply of oil and food

Topic |   North Korea

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Donald Kirk

Donald Kirk

Donald Kirk is an author and journalist from Washington, D.C., and travels to South Korea, with stops in London, India, Pakistan, the Middle East, Japan, Hong Kong and the Philippines, among other places, writing on the confrontation of forces in the post-September 11 era. He was the Seoul correspondent for the International Herald Tribune from 1997 to 2003. Before gravitating to Northeast Asia, he covered much of the Vietnam War for the Chicago Tribune and the Washington Star. He has also written books on Korea, notably Korea Betrayed: Kim Dae Jung and Sunshine and Korean Dynasty: Hyundai and Chung Ju Yung.