Kim Jong-un watches a missile test on July 26 this year. Photo: Reuters Kim Jong-un watches a missile test on July 26 this year. Photo: Reuters
Kim Jong-un watches a missile test on July 26 this year. Photo: Reuters
Edward Howell
Opinion

Opinion

Edward Howell

What do North Korea’s latest missile tests mean for China?

  • With Beijing’s influence over its ‘little brother’ waning it will want to keep its own interests in mind, writes Edward Howell
  • Pyongyang has said the test are a ‘warning’ to the US and South Korea and may be a sign of frustration

Kim Jong-un watches a missile test on July 26 this year. Photo: Reuters Kim Jong-un watches a missile test on July 26 this year. Photo: Reuters
Kim Jong-un watches a missile test on July 26 this year. Photo: Reuters
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Edward Howell

Edward Howell

Edward is an ESRC Scholar in International Relations at the University of Oxford, specialising in East Asia and the Korean Peninsula.