Jesse Karotkin is a Senior China Analyst with the Department of the Navy. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Navy or Department of Defense.
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China’s longstanding relationship with North Korea has come under greater international scrutiny since the March 26 sinking of the 1300-ton South Korean corvette Cheonan near the de facto maritime boundary
After more than a decade of sustained naval modernization, China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) stands at a historic crossroads. While it’s no “blue water navy” by Western standards, the