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PacNet #32R-A – Responses to PacNet #32R – The Illogic of China’s North Korea Policy

The piece by Ralph Cossa and Brad Glosserman is an eloquent presentation of the issue from a quintessentially American perspective. The problem is that the Chinese position is presented as illogical and the paramount Chinese interest is dismissed in the three words that "stability comes first." This makes the Chinese dilemma in dealing with North Korea incomprehensible to the reader.