Muzzle the Scholars Who Blight the Treaties, or, Why Korean-Chinese Scholars Shouldn’t Talk About Kim Jong-Il

[Note: This essay is read aloud by the author here.] China’s information environment with regard to North Korea has become increasingly free-wheeling since the stunning nuclear test of May 25, 2009, and this blog has consistently taken note of that singular fact.  Beijing University scholars were told that summer that the gloves could now come off with reference to studies of the DPRK, and consequently, … Continue reading Muzzle the Scholars Who Blight the Treaties, or, Why Korean-Chinese Scholars Shouldn’t Talk About Kim Jong-Il