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Straits Times: 'Talk in China' of removing Kim Jong Un
WASHINGTON • Chinese scholars and policymakers have begun talking about supporting surgical strikes on North Korea and removing leader Kim Jong Un from power, a Chinese academic was quoted in a news report as saying.
"Some Chinese scholars and policy makers began to talk about supporting 'surgical strikes' and 'decapitation' by the US and South Korea as a policy option," said Dr Sun Zhe, co-director of the China Initiative at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, during a security forum in Washington, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency. He added that nationalistic Chinese newspaper Global Times even said China, the North's most important ally, should "make contributions" to "destroying the nuclear capability".
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WNU Editor: This is a good post on why China treats North Korea in the manner that it does .... China’s delicate North Korea balancing act (Donald Kirk, Policy Forum). But this open talk in China on getting rid of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is unprecedented. It tells me that they are getting "fed-up" with the guy .... but will China actually overthrow him .... I doubt that they are willing to go that far.
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