'China will stay neutral' if North Korea attacks the US

An editorial in the Global Times, a Chinese state-run newspaper that reflects the thinking of China's Communist Party, suggests what they would do if fighting broke out between North Korea and the US. It says that China should be neutral if North Korea fires first on the US.

Kevin Rudd is former prime minister of Australia and president of the Asia Society Policy Institute. He gives his analysis on where China would stand in the event of conflict.

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