South Korea and China announced Tuesday that they will work to improve their relationship, which has been badly strained by the deployment of an American missile defense system.
After a year of frosty diplomacy and economic pressure, South Korea and China announced Tuesday that they would put aside their differences and move to normalize their relationship. South Korea's Foreign Ministry said that a joint desire to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula had prompted the detente.
With relations between China and North Korea at a historic low, questions are being raised about how China might respond in the event of a regime collapse.
China has been North Korea’s neighbor, economic benefactor and fellow Communist protector since the 1950s; the North's H-Bomb test won't change much.
In a sign of widening differences, China has told the United States not to link trade to cooperation on resolving the North Korea nuclear issue.
China on Tuesday denied its fighter jet pilots operated dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid a possible collision.
Espionage: A new report reveals that China has increased the number of spies targeting the United States to at least 25,000 individuals.
China on Tuesday said it shouldn't be held responsible alone for solving the North Korean nuclear standoff, and accused other countries of shirking their responsibilities in the effort to reduce tensions.
Watching human intelligence sources dry up in a short period of time. But that’s precisely what occurred for the CIA in China between late 2010 to early 2012.