Friday, October 27, 2017


Rapp-Hooper and Chen Discuss Policy toward North Korea

Paul Tsai China Center Senior Fellow Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper and Dr. Dingding Chen of Jinan University recently joined Rebecca TeKolste of the Yale Journal of International Affairs for a conversation about US and Chinese policy toward North Korea.

Click here to listen to the podcast of their exchange

This discussion between two leading US and Chinese international relations experts covers policy options including sanctions, negotiations, and military action. Dr. Chen explains Chinese perspectives and priorities on the Korean Peninsula, and Dr. Rapp-Hooper puts them in context with American policy. While US and Chinese goals may overlap, Beijing and Washington do not necessarily prioritize those goals in the same way. 

What are US options now given Sino-American economic co-dependence and the lack of common priorities regarding the Korean nuclear issue? To learn more, visit the YJIA website