April 13, 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 General Assembly could monitor North Korea sanctions, countries suggest

UN General Assembly could monitor North Korea sanctions, countries suggest

Diplomats debate alternatives to Panel of Experts at UN, as Russia says it will propose extension with conditions

UN General Assembly could monitor North Korea sanctions, countries suggest
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 12, 2024
In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog
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In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog

Last-minute deal to save Panel of Experts looks unlikely, and former members say any replacement would lack UN authority

In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog
Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions

Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions

Panel of Experts set to dissolve later this year unless 11th-hour compromise can be reached

Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 29, 2024
UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday

UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday

Russia is expected to veto the extension of Panel of Experts’ mandate in New York, sources tell NK News

UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 28, 2024
US delays vote to extend UN sanctions panel on North Korea

US delays vote to extend UN sanctions panel on North Korea

Lack of ‘consensus’ behind decision as Russia threatens to veto unless sanctions regime loosened, sources says

US delays vote to extend UN sanctions panel on North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 23, 2024
100K North Koreans still earning money for regime overseas: UN report

100K North Koreans still earning money for regime overseas: UN report

Information provided to Panel of Experts suggests DPRK laborers generate $500M per year in violation of UN sanctions

100K North Koreans still earning money for regime overseas: UN report
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 21, 2024
Security Council impasse threatens to shut down North Korea sanctions panel

Security Council impasse threatens to shut down North Korea sanctions panel

Russia could refuse to extend Panel of Experts’ mandate if proposals to curtail its work aren’t accepted, sources say

Security Council impasse threatens to shut down North Korea sanctions panel
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 20, 2024
Patterns of behavior: Decoding North Korea’s responses to recent US-ROK drills
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Patterns of behavior: Decoding North Korea’s responses to recent US-ROK drills

NK Pro analysis suggests DPRK usually waits until after exercises to launch missiles — unless major US assets involved

Patterns of behavior: Decoding North Korea’s responses to recent US-ROK drills
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 20, 2024
US-ROK exercises on combatting North Korea end with a bang of tank guns

US-ROK exercises on combatting North Korea end with a bang of tank guns

ROK artillery coordinate with US drones to simulate attack on DPRK forces on last day of Freedom Shield

US-ROK exercises on combatting North Korea end with a bang of tank guns
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Joon Ha Park March 14, 2024
The cost of vigilance: Seoul’s mobilization paradox in case of war with the DPRK

The cost of vigilance: Seoul’s mobilization paradox in case of war with the DPRK

Experts question capabilities of South Korea’s reserve forces should mass call-ups become a reality

The cost of vigilance: Seoul’s mobilization paradox in case of war with the DPRK
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 7, 2024
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