Gordon Chang on China and North Korea’s Nuclear Test

Created: 2013-02-21 22:35 EST

Category: China > China Focus

On February 12, North Korea conducted an underground nuclear test. It was their third nuclear test, and the first one since 2009. International condemnation of North Korea’s nuclear test was swift, including from China, which is North Korea’s main ally. Should we be worried about North Korea’s nuclear ambitions? And how does China fit into the picture? Gordon Chang, author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World gives us his insight.