Is China a Telecom Bridge to North Korea? Posted on January 9, 2012 by An Xiao Mina Image courtesy Scallop Holden on a Creative Commons License. With the world’s eyes on North Korea right now, it’s important to remember the role of China in this story. As the North’s primary ally, China will be playing a critical role in the coming months and years as the leadership transition plays out. … Continue readingIs China a Telecom Bridge to North Korea?