“’China is not going to take a position on North Korea over a fit of pique with Donald Trump, but at the same time, it is not unlike the Chinese to say, “Why the hell should we accommodate you or take risks in service of a U.S. priority when you’re doing this to us on one of our core interests?”‘ said Daniel Russel, who served as assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs in the Obama administration…”

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