December 7, 2021

China has the tools to cripple North Korea’s economy — here’s why it won’t

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By Joe Mcdonald, Associated Press From Business Insider BEIJING (AP) — China has the economic tools to pressure North Korea but fears pushing Kim Jong Un’s government so hard it collapses. Though China has long been the North’s main trading partner and diplomatic protector, Kim’s nuclear and missile tests have alienated Chinese leaders, who supported […]