July 20, 2024


John Petrushka

John Petrushka

John Petrushka is a contributor based in Washington, D.C., and the creator of the NK Pro View from Jingshan column. He studied Asia and International Affairs at Georgetown University and George Washington University. His other research topics include transitional justice in North Korea.


China’s path to regional leadership remains uncertain despite diplomatic pivot

While a trilateral summit with South Korea and Japan may ease tensions, challenges persist for Beijing

John PetrushkaJohn PetrushkaMay 24, 2024

Renewed diplomacy: Summitry amid tensions between China, South Korea and Japan

As the ROK and Japan move closer to the U.S., Beijing seeks to recalibrate its strategies for influence in East Asia

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Why China is the elephant in the room for South Korea’s foreign policy

Seoul may struggle to ignore worsening diplomatic ties with largest trade partner, sponsor of ‘main enemy’ North Korea

John PetrushkaJohn PetrushkaMay 26, 2023