Christina Y. Lin, Ph.D. is research consultant for IHS Jane’s and former director for China affairs in policy planning at the U.S. Department of Defense. Her 2008 paper linking Middle East and East Asia nuclear issues, “The King from the East” published by the Korea Economic Institute, was recently referenced in The Wall Street Journal.
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