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Curtis Melvin, “China and North Korea,” U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (Chapter 3, Section 4), Nov. 16, 2016
Bradley Babson, “US Move Against North Korea Seen as Unprecedented,” Voice of America, October 4, 2016
Joel Wit, “Former U.S. official: Obama policy on N.Korea will fail,” Christiane Amanpour: CNN, September 26, 2016
Joel Wit, “How the Next President Can Stop North Korea,” Op-Ed: The New York Times, September 13, 2016
Michael Madden, “What Does It Mean When A North Korean Diplomat Defects?” NPR, August 28, 2016
Jenny Town, “THAAD missile tensions,” CCTV: The Heat, August 18, 2016