As North Korea tests US-China ties, Xi and Trump look to put the bilateral relationship first
Cary Huang says while Trump has made a point with strikes on Syria and warships in the western Pacific, Xi’s reference to a ‘thousand reasons’ to get relations right shows China is aware of the need to rein in Pyongyang
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.