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Is North Korea Exerting ‘Asymmetric Leverage’ Over China?

Yazhou Zhoukan

February 18, 2019

https://www.yzzk.com/article/details/%E6%96%B0%E6%80%9D%E7%B6%AD%E5%8F%8A%E5%85%B6%E4%BB%96%E5%B0%88%E6%AC%84/2019-07/1550115912400/%E6%9C%9D%E9%AE%AE%E6%A0%B8%E6%AD%A6%E5%A8%81%E6%87%BE%E4%B8%AD%E6%9C%9D%E9%97%9C%E4%BF%82/%E5%90%8D%E5%AE%B6%E5%8D%9A%E5%AE%A2/%E9%8D%BE%E5%8F%AF%E5%8A%9B

近年來中朝關係屢經波折,尤其自二零一六年起,波動更為顯著。朝鮮自二零一六年初期進行數次核武和導彈試驗觸怒了北京, 導致中國罕見地支持聯合國對朝鮮實施制裁,使兩國關係陷入了新低谷。不過,從二零一八年三月起,一系列「習金會」以隆重的 規格召開,帶動中國大幅度增加了與朝鮮政府各階層的合作計劃和對朝經濟支援。此發展與許多分析家所提出的中朝「唇齒相依」 的特殊關係已不存在之說略顯不符。為什麼會這樣?…