The illusion the Western sheeple have been given is that China has no control over its North Korean lapdog.
'North Korea may become part of China'
The leader of the ruling party has raised concerns that North Korea may opt to become a part of China, if the impoverished neighboring regime suddenly collapses, at a national security forum in downtown Seoul, Tuesday.
NKorea, China confidant of deepening ties amid Pyongyang's power succession process
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A state media report says top North Korean and Chinese military officers vowed their countries' ties would grow stronger, just weeks after the reclusive North introduced its next leader to the world.