The South China Sea being militarized by China has become a more complicated scenario, as the United States banks on China to stop North Korea’s nuclear tests. The U.S. failure to make Pyongyang cease and desist with its nuclear ambition is seen by pundits as having emboldened China, through its spokesperson, to tell the U.S. to stop “hyping up” the South China Sea issue.
According to International Business Times, Beijing is widely regarded as North Korea’s diplomatic and economic protector. Although China has criticized Pongyang’s nuclear tests, experts describe Beijing’s babble as not much different from the lip service it gave Washington about not militarizing the South China Sea.
While South China Sea matters were being debated, North Korea successfully tested a hydrogen-type bomb underground in its fourth nuclear detonation on January 6, 2016, approximately 30 miles northwest of Kilju City. On February 7, North Korea launched a satellite into space, using ballistic missile technology capable of delivering a nuclear warhead.
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