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Beijing readying for Korea conflict – or merely hedging its bets?

There are indications that China’s attitude toward North Korea is shifting: It is no longer rushing to Pyongyang’s defense when the North’s nuclear tests or missile launches are criticized by others, and President Xi Jinping appears to have struck up a relationship with US President Donald Trump. In addition, academics and other advisors in China […]