December 05, 2022

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Arius Derr

Arius Derr is the Deputy Editor at NK News and NK Pro, based in Seoul. Prior to that he was an editor at East Asia Forum and KBS, South Korea’s public broadcaster. His graduate research focuses on U.S. nuclear policy and U.S.-DPRK relations. Follow him on Twitter at @AriusDerr.

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North Korea rebukes Australia for ‘outrageous infringement’ on its sovereignty

North Korea rebukes Australia for ‘outrageous infringement’ on its sovereignty

Criticism of Canberra’s support for sanctions is latest DPRK state media attack since signing of AUKUS nuclear deal

North Korea rebukes Australia for ‘outrageous infringement’ on its sovereignty
Arius Derr
Arius Derr February 17, 2022
North Korea and China resume trade by train across border: Chinese government

North Korea and China resume trade by train across border: Chinese government

Beijing foreign ministry statement follows reports that first rail shipment in 17 months crossed into DPRK on Monday

North Korea and China resume trade by train across border: Chinese government
Arius Derr
Arius Derr January 17, 2022
North Korea’s new foreign minister may switch tactics after the US elections
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North Korea’s new foreign minister may switch tactics after the US elections

The first nine months of Ri Son Gwon’s rule kept up the status quo, but that could change depending on the elections

North Korea’s new foreign minister may switch tactics after the US elections
Arius Derr
Arius Derr October 22, 2020
What bananas in Belize can teach us about North Korea sanctions

What bananas in Belize can teach us about North Korea sanctions

The case of John Zabaneh reveals the economic and political spillover effects of targeted sanctions

What bananas in Belize can teach us about North Korea sanctions
Arius Derr
Arius Derr June 25, 2019
How domestic concerns drive Moon Jae-in’s North Korea policy

How domestic concerns drive Moon Jae-in’s North Korea policy

Outside observers often fail to see what really motivates the South Korean President

How domestic concerns drive Moon Jae-in’s North Korea policy
Arius Derr
Arius Derr November 1, 2018