Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
With the return of aid workers to the DPRK nowhere in sight, conditions for the most vulnerable are likely worsening
Even after resumption of overland trade, erratic policy-making and new virus strains could reverse progress in 2022
Train set to cross into North Korea on Monday as the country faces shortages from prolonged pandemic restrictions
Unilateral sanctions substitute for broader UN action and draw attention to overseas DPRK activities, experts say
Journalists and experts say access has worsened, but most insist that on-the-ground reporting remains valuable
Kim Jong Un revealed little about foreign policy and military plans for 2022, while prioritizing agriculture
Issues tied to domestic food supply featured prominently at party meeting, a possible sign of major economic problems
Experts weigh the different options for the US as Kim Jong Un enters his second decade in power
Experts vote on a range of potential scenarios, from crisis and ongoing COVID-19 isolation to economic growth and more
Kim Jong Un concerned about public discontent after failing to deliver economic prosperity, expert says
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