Nuclear North Korea Leaves China Fuming and Frustrated

A nuclear North Korea is as much a problem for China as it is for the United States. The inability to manage a tinpot dictatorship and a failed economy right next door raises the question of just how much China deserves recognition as a superpower and central force in Asia.

In the Korean War, China lost 400,000 men, killed or wounded defending North Korea. It was a heavy cost to pay to keep U.S. and South Korean forces at bay below the 38th parallel. It was rewarded with a dictatorship that it has always found hard to control....783 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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