Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Chan Young Bang
Opinion

Opinion

Chan Young Bang

Kim Jong-un’s dream of a North Korean alliance with Russia and China will remain just that

  • Such an alliance is not the key to North Korea’s survival, when its threats and crises are internal
  • Crucially, both Moscow and Beijing are opposed to its nuclear tests, which destabilise the region. And China will never join such a disadvantageous alliance

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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