Mike Chinoy

USC US-China Institute

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Mike Chinoy is a non-resident senior fellow at the USC US-China Institute and the author of Meltdown: The Inside Story of the North Korean Nuclear Crisis.

Chinoy is a former senior fellow at the Pacific Council on International Policy, and a senior Asia correspondent and Beijing Bureau Chief for CNN.

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Saturday, a unanimous UN Security Council  sanctioned North Korea  for nuclear testing.

North Korea threatens retaliation for UN sanctions

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North Korea's nuclear weekend

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