Donald Kirk says the issue adds another dimension to differences between the two world powers over North Korea and the wider region, which are likely to be deeper than over the South China Sea

Kim Jong-un’s nuclear trajectory only increases Sino-US friction in northeast Asia

Donald Kirk says the issue adds another dimension to differences between the two world powers over North Korea and the wider region, which are likely to be deeper than over the South China Sea

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Donald Kirk says the issue adds another dimension to differences between the two world powers over North Korea and the wider region, which are likely to be deeper than over the South China Sea
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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.