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WikiLeaks release: How China sees North Korea

China appears to be distancing itself from North Korea and warming up to the idea of Korean reunification, according to WikiLeaks.

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The latest WikiLeaks release suggests that China is trying to distance itself from the North Korean regime and may be struggling to rein in the country, which is heavily dependent on China.

The Monitor notes that intelligence analysts believe China helped North Korea repeatedly ship missiles and nuclear components to and from Iran and Pakistan by air, despite UN sanction resolutions. Wikileaks' first release of cables contained allegations that China dismissed US requests to stop such exports through Beijing. The cables also revealed that Chinese leaders ordered cyber attacks on Google and US government computers, The Wall Street Journal reports.


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