Chad O'Carroll | NK News
July 15, 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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Momentum to replace UN panel on North Korea sanctions has fizzled, sources say

Momentum to replace UN panel on North Korea sanctions has fizzled, sources say

Lack of consensus has reportedly stalled push to find UN alternative to Panel of Experts, months after it disbanded

Momentum to replace UN panel on North Korea sanctions has fizzled, sources say
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Chad O'Carroll July 9, 2024
Russia was wrong to endorse wide-ranging North Korea sanctions: Russian expert

Russia was wrong to endorse wide-ranging North Korea sanctions: Russian expert

In interview, Georgy Toloraya says sanctions should focus on nukes and voices frustration about time on Panel of Experts

Russia was wrong to endorse wide-ranging North Korea sanctions: Russian expert
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Chad O'Carroll July 2, 2024
North Korea launches two ballistic missiles east, ROK says one may have failed

North Korea launches two ballistic missiles east, ROK says one may have failed

Short-range missile test conducted during ongoing party plenum and as Pyongyang criticizes US-ROK-Japan military drills

North Korea launches two ballistic missiles east, ROK says one may have failed
Russia-North Korea defense pact makes unification impossible, ex-diplomat says

Russia-North Korea defense pact makes unification impossible, ex-diplomat says

In interview, former Russian diplomat Georgy Toloraya suggests treaty will prevent escalation on peninsula

Russia-North Korea defense pact makes unification impossible, ex-diplomat says
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Chad O'Carroll June 27, 2024
North Korean ballistic missile launch appears to end in failure: ROK military

North Korean ballistic missile launch appears to end in failure: ROK military

Launch comes hours after DPRK sent more trash balloons and after US aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea

North Korean ballistic missile launch appears to end in failure: ROK military
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Bryan Betts | Chad O'Carroll June 26, 2024
Pyongyang power play: What to make of Kim and Putin’s ‘comprehensive’ new treaty
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Pyongyang power play: What to make of Kim and Putin’s ‘comprehensive’ new treaty

Mutual defense pledge could justify more North Korean aid for Ukraine invasion, but economic exchange faces clear limits

Pyongyang power play: What to make of Kim and Putin’s ‘comprehensive’ new treaty
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Chad O'Carroll June 19, 2024
Kim Jong Un greets Putin at Pyongyang airport, belatedly kicking off state visit

Kim Jong Un greets Putin at Pyongyang airport, belatedly kicking off state visit

Russian leader touched down overnight, hours behind schedule, after extended stopover in Russian Far East

Kim Jong Un greets Putin at Pyongyang airport, belatedly kicking off state visit
Putin’s looming visit to North Korea, inter-Korean border tensions and more
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Putin’s looming visit to North Korea, inter-Korean border tensions and more

Chad O’Carroll discusses the importance of the Russian leader’s trip to Pyongyang and his meeting with Kim Jong Un

Putin’s looming visit to North Korea, inter-Korean border tensions and more
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
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