Picture of virus under microscope

Research under the microscope...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs.

Strathprints serves world leading Open Access research by the University of Strathclyde, including research by the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS), where research centres such as the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), the Cancer Research UK Formulation Unit, SeaBioTech and the Centre for Biophotonics are based.

Explore SIPBS research

North Korea’s enduring importance in China’s security interests in the post-Cold War era

Ong, Russell (2000) North Korea’s enduring importance in China’s security interests in the post-Cold War era. Asian Journal of Political Science, 8 (1). pp. 47-64.

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

The changes brought about by the end of the Cold War, which include China normalising its relations with South Korea in 1992, indicate to many that North Korea's importance to China was declining. This article argues that contrary to conventional belief, North Korea remains vital to China's security interests.