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Asian Century linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

30 March 2012 10:48

...one should maybe thankful that Beijing’s decision makers are quietly sabotaging the international sanctions regime against the North. If such a regime were to be effectively enforced, its most likely result would merely be widespread starvation, but not regime collapse. Paradoxically, the regime’s autocratic nature and indifference to its people’s suffering, makes it more likely to survive.