Douglas H. Paal is vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
China has let North Korea off the hook one-too-many times. Now it's their problem.
North Korea clearly wanted to sink the ship—Kim Jong-il personally promoted a commander involved in the operation.
China’s recent angry rhetoric wasn’t indicitive of a more bellicose Beijing. The Chinese propaganda machine simply got out of control.
The president needs to modify our alliance with Japan to deal with the recent political changes in the country.
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