May 5, 2012
North Korean Nuclear Test Inevitable
Kang Young-jin, JoongAng Daily
By visiting Beijing, the younger Kim may be aiming to exhibit to the world that China remains its faithful patron. He may also be looking for fresh financial and economic gifts from China to take home and win respect from residents. Pyongyang for the time being cannot afford a provocative move that could upset Beijing. The North may sit on the third nuclear test for some time.
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