September 19, 2020

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Chad O’Carroll

Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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Singaporean man admits to selling $580K of illegal luxury goods to North Korea

Singaporean director implicated in illegal luxury goods exports between 2010-2016

Chad O'Carroll September 17, 2020

A $75 million luxury North Korean golf course shut down six weeks after opening

The Ananti Golf Resort was built in North Korea’s beautiful Mount Kumgang region — but it abruptly closed in 2008

Chad O'Carroll September 17, 2020

North Korea may parade more than a dozen new heavy missile launchers on Oct. 10

Satellite imagery shows that the DPRK is gearing up storage units — possibly to show off massive, high-tech equipment

Chad O'Carroll September 15, 2020

US reviewed plans to use nuclear weapons on North Korea, strike leadership

Amid growing tensions in 2017, U.S. brushed up on plans to attack North Korea using nuclear weapons

Chad O'Carroll September 14, 2020

US to loosen restrictions for humanitarian workers traveling to North Korea

A new, proposed amendment will allow American humanitarian workers multiple-entry special validation passports

Chad O'Carroll September 14, 2020

Kim Jong Un: 'Hypersensitive' US military actions contributed to failed talks

Momentum to restore leader-to-leader rapport was set back after June 2019 Panmunjeom meeting, Kim suggests

Chad O'Carroll September 11, 2020

Gen. Abrams: COVID-19 'accelerating the effects of sanctions' in North Korea

Pyongyang is focusing on internal efforts to overcome COVID-19 and typhoon-related impacts, Abrams says

Chad O'Carroll September 10, 2020

Letter: Kim Jong Un described failed Hanoi summit as 'moment of glory' to Trump

Publication of contents from letters could complicate further DPRK-U.S. diplomacy

Chad O'Carroll September 9, 2020

North Koreans conducting mass games training in Pyongyang amid COVID-19 lockdown

Photos show large groups of children practicing in Kim Il Sung Square, which is undergoing major renovations

Chad O'Carroll September 9, 2020

Red wine and champagne, anyone? North Korea touts its domestically-made booze

Growing North Korean interest in domestically made wines could be linked to sanctions hurdles to foreign imports

Chad O'Carroll September 4, 2020
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