There are two reasons for China‘s notably harsher stance against North Korea lately.
As soon as China gets what it wants, it’ll go back to its uncooperative ways.
Although Beijing did order all North Korean businesses in its country to shut down last Thursday (Sept. 28), experts say that the Asian nation didn’t do this in an effort to truly curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions or to help the United States.
Instead, China made these moves for its own near-term benefit. The Red Dragon’s stricter stance, these analysts explain, likely won’t last.
Here are China’s real motives – and when we can expect its cooperation to end…