Professor Shaun Breslin comments on the relations between China, North Korea and the US, as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has arrived in Beijng for an unannounced visit, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The US has imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea after accusing it of using nerve agent VX to kill Kim-Jong-nam, the half brother of Kim Jong-un. The move comes just a day after Pyongyang announced it would hold a leaders’ summit with South Korea and would consider giving up its nuclear weapons. Dr Catherine Jones comments
Dr Catherine Jones, expert in East Asian politics from the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick, comments on the increasingly hostile relationship between the USA and North Korea