Thursday, December 22, 2011

Quote of the day

Nicholas Kristof, today's New York Times:
American officials blame China for coddling North Korea, but at least Beijing has a strategy. It is to encourage the Kim regime to replicate the opening and reform policies that transformed China itself. These days, Chinese traders, cellphones, DVDs and CDs are already common in border areas of North Korea, doing more to undermine Kim rule than any policy of the United States.
Similar sentiment has been expressed by this blog here, here and here.

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