publication . Preprint . 2011

China's Rise and Cataclysmic Changes on the Korean Peninsular (Japanese)

OOE Shinobu;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
For a certain period following the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and South Korea after the end of the Cold War, relations between China and North Korea deteriorated enormously. Amid escalating tensions due to North Korea's development of nuclear weapons, President Kim Il-Sung died suddenly. Sensing an impeding crisis due to North Korea's destabilized regime, China began providing North Korea with aid, and this marked a move aimed at restoring the China-North Korean relationship. Following the installation of Kim Il-Sung's successor, Kim Jong-Il, as General Secretary, the China-North Korea relationship was completely restored with visits by ...
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