April 14, 2024

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Anthony V. Rinna

Anthony V. Rinna is a Senior Editor with the Sino-NK research group. He's lived in South Korea since 2014.

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In fight over COVID-19 aid to North Korea, sanctions relief now seems inevitable

In fight over COVID-19 aid to North Korea, sanctions relief now seems inevitable

Calls for economic pressure to continue will be difficult to maintain should the situation in the DPRK worsen

In fight over COVID-19 aid to North Korea, sanctions relief now seems inevitable
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna April 6, 2020
Why the coronavirus could sharpen the battle over sanctions relief for the DPRK

Why the coronavirus could sharpen the battle over sanctions relief for the DPRK

Difficulties in COVID-19 prevention could support the Chinese and Russian position that U.S.-led sanctions are too harsh

Why the coronavirus could sharpen the battle over sanctions relief for the DPRK
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna March 4, 2020
The U.S. should empower ROK defense, not squeeze the country for more money

The U.S. should empower ROK defense, not squeeze the country for more money

The allies should focus dialogue on how to reduce U.S. troop numbers while maintaining structures for American support

The U.S. should empower ROK defense, not squeeze the country for more money
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna February 28, 2020
Why it’s time for Washington and Seoul to reassess the U.S.-ROK alliance

Why it’s time for Washington and Seoul to reassess the U.S.-ROK alliance

Bilateral relations face various challenges, including military cost-sharing disputes and stalled talks with the North

Why it’s time for Washington and Seoul to reassess the U.S.-ROK alliance
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna February 19, 2020
Twenty years after the DPRK-Russia friendship treaty, what’s been achieved?

Twenty years after the DPRK-Russia friendship treaty, what’s been achieved?

Attempts to further cooperation, following an early post-Cold War downturn in relations, have been plagued by sanctions

Twenty years after the DPRK-Russia friendship treaty, what’s been achieved?
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna February 11, 2020
As North Korea’s year-end deadline looms, Russia fears a return to high tensions

As North Korea’s year-end deadline looms, Russia fears a return to high tensions

Moscow has moved to reassert its importance to the North Korea issue as DPRK-U.S. diplomacy has flagged

As North Korea’s year-end deadline looms, Russia fears a return to high tensions
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna December 17, 2019
Choe Son Hui in Moscow: Russia tries to resuscitate flagging DPRK-U.S. diplomacy

Choe Son Hui in Moscow: Russia tries to resuscitate flagging DPRK-U.S. diplomacy

Good relations with Pyongyang are cold comfort to a Russian government eager to see nuclear talks produce results

Choe Son Hui in Moscow: Russia tries to resuscitate flagging DPRK-U.S. diplomacy
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna November 24, 2019
At Moscow conference, slim progress on North Korea’s “window of opportunity”

At Moscow conference, slim progress on North Korea’s “window of opportunity”

Moscow's hopes of creating a forum for multilateral dialogue on DPRK issues may have been stalled, at least for now

At Moscow conference, slim progress on North Korea’s “window of opportunity”
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna November 10, 2019
Why North Korean and Russian state media are joining forces to fight “fake news”

Why North Korean and Russian state media are joining forces to fight “fake news”

Pyongyang hopes to use Russia's multilingual news outlets to shift the international narrative on the DPRK

Why North Korean and Russian state media are joining forces to fight “fake news”
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna October 31, 2019
What to make of this week’s North Korean-Russian parliamentary talks in Moscow

What to make of this week’s North Korean-Russian parliamentary talks in Moscow

At follow-up to April's Kim-Putin summit, Pyongyang and Moscow express growing solidarity as targets of U.S. sanctions

What to make of this week’s North Korean-Russian parliamentary talks in Moscow
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna October 23, 2019
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