North Korea, America, China, And The Credibility Gap

Why would anyone "beg for war," in the words of American ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley? ¬†Why would anyone say such a thing, when they seem to gain so little from war? The consequences of a general war on the Korean peninsula are obvious to anyone who's bothered with half an article from a … Continue reading North Korea, America, China, And The Credibility Gap

North Korea Just Lost A Third Of Its Exports Because Of China

From Reuters:The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday aimed at pressuring Pyongyang to end its nuclear program. The sanctions could slash North Korea's $3 billion annual export revenue by a third.Shockingly, the UN has banned exports of "North Korean coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood."  That's … Continue reading North Korea Just Lost A Third Of Its Exports Because Of China