China set to support new UN sanctions against North Korea, but it won’t matter

Chinese diplomats have signaled that their bosses in Beijing will support a new round of United Nations-imposed sanctions against North Korea, but China will fall short of supporting a complete embargo of all fuel supplies to its erstwhile ally. The support comes amid rising angst and concern following Pyongyang’s sixth nuclear test, its most powerful [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.