September 8th, 2017
China’s Diplomatic Ties With Ally North Korea Are Fraying
When Kim Jong Un inherited power in North Korea in late 2011, then-Chinese president Hu Jintao was outwardly supportive of the untested young leader, predicting that “traditional friendly cooperation” between the countries would strengthen. Since 2013, ties between the allies have deteriorated so sharply that some diplomats and experts fear Beijing may become, like Washington, a target of its neighbor’s ire.
China Drags Indonesia Into South China Sea Morass
John McBeth, The Asia Times
Six weeks after Indonesia declared its intention to rename its 200-mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ) north of the Natuna islands …read more
Source: Victims of Communism