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Anny Boc

Anny Boc
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China’s Conflicting Roles in World Politics: Reconstructing China’s North Korea Policy

Hittorfstr. 18
14195 Berlin

China-North Korea relations, China-US relations, Chinese internet and media, discourse theories and analysis

Non-peer reviewed articles

Boc, Anny (2018) „China-North Korea relations: Is the Kim regime becoming a threat and enemy to China?“ In: Marianne Péron-Doise, ed. “Péninsule coréenne: Crise, dissuasion, négociations.” Special Issue, Monde chinois 1, no. 53: 64-69. https://www.cairn.info/revue-monde-chinois-2018-1-p-64.htm

Peer reviewed articles

Anny Boc und Gudrun Wacker: „China: Zwischen Schlüsselrolle und Marginalisierung“ in: Hanns Günther Hilpert, Oliver Meier (Hg.): Facetten des Nordkorea-Konflikts: Akteure, Problemlagen und Europas Interessen, SWP Sammelstudien 2018/S 18, September 2018, S. 30-34. Online accessible at https://www.swp-berlin.org/fileadmin/contents/products/studien/2018S18_hlp_mro.pdf#page=32

“The power of language – Globalizing the “Chinese dream“. Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 8 (4), 2015: 33-51.

(Modified version republished in African East-Asian Affairs: The China Monitor, 3 (4), 2015: 102-122. Online accessible at http://dx.doi.org/10.7552/0-3-4-163.)

Online publications

What China’s North Korea Policy Reveals About Its Stance on Russia’s War in Ukraine, The Diplomat, 17. März 2023, accessible at: https://thediplomat.com/2023/03/what-chinas-north-korea-policy-reveals-about-its-stance-on-russias-war-in-ukraine/ 

Why China will not cooperate with the United States on North Korea, 9DashLine, 30. März 2022, accessible at: https://www.9dashline.com/article/why-china-will-not-cooperate-with-the-united-states-on-north-korea

Does China’s ‘Alliance Treaty’ With North Korea Still Matter?, The Diplomat, 26. Juli 2019, accessible at: https://thediplomat.com/2019/07/does-chinas-alliance-treaty-with-north-korea-still-matter/

North Korea and China, Friends Again?, The Diplomat, 07. Juni 2018, accessible at: https://thediplomat.com/2018/06/north-korea-and-china-friends-again/

For Beijing, the greatest threat to China’s national security is not the Kim regime: it is the US, The Conversation, 1. Dezember 2017, accesible at: https://theconversation.com/for-beijing-the-greatest-threat-to-chinas-national-security-is-not-the-kim-regime-it-is-the-us-88271

China's North Korea Debate: Redrawing the Red Line, The Diplomat, 22. November 2017, accessible at: https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/chinas-north-korea-debate-redrawing-the-red-line/

China wegen Extremismus in Pakistan besorgt, Deutsche Welle, 22 May 2013, accessible at: http://www.dw.com/de/china-wegen-extremismus-in-pakistan-besorgt/a-16829914

Chinesen von ihrer First Lady begeistert, Deutsche Welle, 28 March 2013, accessible at:

Chinas Dilemma mit Nordkorea, Deutsche Welle, 27 March 2013, accessible at: