In a post last week, I talked about what I understand to be North Korea’s main goal in its foreign and domestic policy: maintaining Kim Jong Un in power, and how that goal is driving North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile programs.
But what about the People’s Republic of China? China is viewed by many as the key to controlling North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. What are China’s concerns? According to most commentators, they have several. First, if North Korea collapses, there could be a flood of refugees into China.