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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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Two Koreas agree to re-open Kaesong complex next week

Two Koreas agree to re-open Kaesong complex next week

Milestone agreement comes after months of stop-start talks, but observers remain weary

Two Koreas agree to re-open Kaesong complex next week
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 11, 2013
South Korean weightlifters depart for tournament in Pyongyang

South Korean weightlifters depart for tournament in Pyongyang

South Koreans could see flag raised and national anthem played in event of competition success

South Korean weightlifters depart for tournament in Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 10, 2013
No heavy military hardware at N. Korea’s anniversary parade

No heavy military hardware at N. Korea’s anniversary parade

No Kim Jong Un speech or heavy military parade at 65th anniversary of the DPRK

No heavy military hardware at N. Korea’s anniversary parade
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 9, 2013
Dennis Rodman returns from North Korea without Kenneth Bae

Dennis Rodman returns from North Korea without Kenneth Bae

"That's not my job to ask about Kenneth Bae"

Dennis Rodman returns from North Korea without Kenneth Bae
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 8, 2013
Two Koreas restore military hotline

Two Koreas restore military hotline

Military hotline will facilitate travel to Kaesong complex

Two Koreas restore military hotline
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 6, 2013
City of Pyongysong opens for foreigners

City of Pyongysong opens for foreigners

City located 35KM north-west of Pyongyang

City of Pyongysong opens for foreigners
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 5, 2013
S. Korea will donate 6.3 million to UN agency in North Korea

S. Korea will donate 6.3 million to UN agency in North Korea

Donation follows $6 million donation to UNICEF in July

S. Korea will donate 6.3 million to UN agency in North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 2, 2013
Panama seizure may have led to sacking of N. Korean army chief

Panama seizure may have led to sacking of N. Korean army chief

Kim Kyok Sik visited Cuba prior to Panama interception, not seen since August 3

Panama seizure may have led to sacking of N. Korean army chief
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 30, 2013
State Dept. to Dennis Rodman: Is Kim Jong Un running the country?

State Dept. to Dennis Rodman: Is Kim Jong Un running the country?

Dennis Rodman promises to ask for Kenneth Bae's release

State Dept. to Dennis Rodman: Is Kim Jong Un running the country?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 30, 2013
New Zealand couple successfully motorcycle across DMZ

New Zealand couple successfully motorcycle across DMZ

Bikers on an inter-Korean "ride for peace"

New Zealand couple successfully motorcycle across DMZ
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 29, 2013