Op-Ed / Asia 02 July 2013 China’s North Korea Policy: Backtracking from Sunnylands? Share Facebook Twitter Email Linkedin Whatsapp Save Print In recent months, China has affected a sterner disposition toward North Korea, reflecting growing frustration with its errant neighbor. But despite Chinese President Xi Jinping’s stronger rhetoric on denuclearization during his summit discussions with US President Barack Obama at Sunnylands, Beijing’s policy is still based upon the strategic priorities of, in descending order, “no war, no instability, no nukes” (不战、不乱、无核). Read the full article at 38 North. Related Tags China Korean Peninsula More for you Q&A / Middle East & North Africa How Beijing Helped Riyadh and Tehran Reach a Detente Also available in Also available in العربية Podcast / Asia Will the Ukraine War Blow U.S.-China Relations Further Off Course?