Chad O'Carroll | NK News
June 14, 2024

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Chad O’Carroll

Chad O'Carroll is the founder of NK News/NK Pro and related holding company Korea Risk Group. In addition to being the group's CEO, O'Carroll is a frequent writer and commentator about the Koreas, having written about the two nations since 2010. He has visited the DPRK multiple times, worked and lived in Washington, D.C. with a focus on peninsula issues, and lived in the ROK since 2016.

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UN Security Council debates North Korean human rights, exposing fissures again

UN Security Council debates North Korean human rights, exposing fissures again

Experts bemoan worsening situation, as ROK spotlights issue during presidency despite Russian and Chinese opposition

UN Security Council debates North Korean human rights, exposing fissures again
Why it may take a crisis to unlock the US-North Korea nuclear stalemate

Why it may take a crisis to unlock the US-North Korea nuclear stalemate

In interview, former US adviser Frank Aum outlines dangers of waiting to engage and need for ‘unconventional’ diplomacy

Why it may take a crisis to unlock the US-North Korea nuclear stalemate
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Chad O'Carroll June 5, 2024
North Korean trash balloons, Kim Yo Jong snark and Seoul’s loudspeaker threats
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North Korean trash balloons, Kim Yo Jong snark and Seoul’s loudspeaker threats

The NK News team discusses the DPRK’s waste barrage and how South Korea might retaliate

North Korean trash balloons, Kim Yo Jong snark and Seoul’s loudspeaker threats
At rock bottom: Moon Chung-in surveys the ruins of North Korea diplomacy

At rock bottom: Moon Chung-in surveys the ruins of North Korea diplomacy

In interview, former presidential adviser raises alarm about risk of conflict, laments sidelining of peace advocates

At rock bottom: Moon Chung-in surveys the ruins of North Korea diplomacy
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Chad O'Carroll May 31, 2024
UN Command says North Korean trash balloons breach armistice, international law

UN Command says North Korean trash balloons breach armistice, international law

Military force condemns DPRK for sending ‘feces and contaminants’ over border, but doesn’t mention launches from ROK

UN Command says North Korean trash balloons breach armistice, international law
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 30, 2024
North Korea’s waste balloon barrage raises stakes for two Koreas
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North Korea’s waste balloon barrage raises stakes for two Koreas

DPRK is sending warning against leafleting and US-ROK drills, and Yoon’s response could determine if situation escalates

North Korea’s waste balloon barrage raises stakes for two Koreas
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 29, 2024
What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341
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What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341

Christopher Green and NK News reporters discuss Moscow’s veto, Day of the Sun changes, Kim Jong Un’s new song and more

What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341
North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say

North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say

Expert says cancellation of trips to check facilities suggests security officials don’t want return of Western presence

North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say
Dennis Halpin, advocate for North Korean refugees and comfort women, dies at 75

Dennis Halpin, advocate for North Korean refugees and comfort women, dies at 75

Former State Department official drew on his Catholic faith to promote human rights in both Koreas over five decades

Dennis Halpin, advocate for North Korean refugees and comfort women, dies at 75
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Chad O'Carroll May 2, 2024
Experts warn of consequences as UN sanctions panel on North Korea ends

Experts warn of consequences as UN sanctions panel on North Korea ends

Dissolution of Panel of Experts follows Russian veto of mandate and failure of Security Council talks to keep it alive

Experts warn of consequences as UN sanctions panel on North Korea ends
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Chad O'Carroll May 1, 2024
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