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July 12, 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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After talks scrapped, North Korea ignores inter-Korean hotline

After talks scrapped, North Korea ignores inter-Korean hotline

Aidan Foster-Carter: "I'm puzzled and saddened that the talks have run aground on the rank issue"

After talks scrapped, North Korea ignores inter-Korean hotline
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 12, 2013
North Korea enacts economic development laws

North Korea enacts economic development laws

"The state shall provide investors with conditions for preferential economic activities regarding the use of land, employment of labor, payment of taxes"

North Korea enacts economic development laws
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 5, 2013
Repatriated defectors follow high-level state visit from Laos

Repatriated defectors follow high-level state visit from Laos

North Korean defectors caught in Laos, sent back to North Korea via China

Repatriated defectors follow high-level state visit from Laos
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 29, 2013
Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?

Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?

Former UK Ambassador to North Korea lays out the case for engagement with North Korea

Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 29, 2013
Diplomat: South Korean reunification efforts poor compared to West Germany

Diplomat: South Korean reunification efforts poor compared to West Germany

Former UK Chargé d'affaires thinks Park may try gradual change in policy toward the North

Diplomat: South Korean reunification efforts poor compared to West Germany
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 28, 2013
U.S. launches nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile

U.S. launches nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile

"This launch is perfect for North Korean regime survival"

U.S. launches nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 23, 2013
Update: North Korea launches short range missiles

Update: North Korea launches short range missiles

A carefully calibrated action designed to keep "the minds that matter" focused on North Korea?

Update: North Korea launches short range missiles
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 18, 2013
Bird flu leads to suspension of Shanghai-North Korea flights

Bird flu leads to suspension of Shanghai-North Korea flights

Outbreak of avian influence in SE China prompts suspension of tours from Shanghai

Bird flu leads to suspension of Shanghai-North Korea flights
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 17, 2013
Pyongyang traffic girl given mystery hero award

Pyongyang traffic girl given mystery hero award

Traffic warden said to protect "leader" in a "death-defying...unexpected" situation

Pyongyang traffic girl given mystery hero award
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 9, 2013