Gordon G. Chang

Mr. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World. He lived and worked in China and Hong Kong for almost two decades.

China to Restructure North Korea

At this moment, Chinese officials are undoubtedly trying to restructure the regime in Pyongyang. We are not going to like Beijing’s handiwork. In 2009, Kim Jong Il designated his son, Kim ...

Talking to Kim Jong Il, Again

Hours ago, South Korea conducted a live-fire drill in the face of North Korean threats of retaliation — Pyongyang raised the prospect of, among other things, global nuclear war in ...

Obama’s Fundamental Misconception

The best the defenders of President Obama’s trip to Asia can say at this moment is that the resounding chorus of criticism is premature. Of course, no presidential visit can ...

Generations

“There will still be setbacks and even conflicts between China and the United States,” said People’s Daily, the flagship publication of the Chinese Communist Party in the last few days.  ...