Simply put: North Korea is China’s proxy against the West. It could’ve been put down decades ago if China really wanted to.
ANY future attempt by the US to put a stop to madcap dictator Kim Jong-un’s nuclear programme could spark a catastrophic war with China, a military expert has warned.
American forces could look to launch a “surgical strike” against North Korean army installations as the reclusive rogue state gets closer to acquiring serious nuclear capabilities.
But John Delury, an expert on China, warned that Beijing would feel compelled to defend its crackpot neighbour in such a scenario even though Chinese officials have become increasingly exasperated with its insane leader.