April 23, 2021

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Chad O’Carroll

Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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UN Security Council takes no action on North Korean missile launches

UN Security Council takes no action on North Korean missile launches

Security Council issues no statement, takes no action in wake of March 25 missile testing

UN Security Council takes no action on North Korean missile launches
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 30, 2021
North Korean conglomerate faces serious fallout after deadly bus accident

North Korean conglomerate faces serious fallout after deadly bus accident

Korea Kumgang Group appears to have downsized or shut down completely after a once-successful run

North Korean conglomerate faces serious fallout after deadly bus accident
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Colin Zwirko March 29, 2021
North Korea fired off two missiles in first-known test since Biden took office

North Korea fired off two missiles in first-known test since Biden took office

Some experts say that North Korea is trying to lightly provoke the US. Others say the tests have no hidden message.

North Korea fired off two missiles in first-known test since Biden took office
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 23, 2021
Malaysia expels North Korean diplomats, formally closes its embassy in Pyongyang

Malaysia expels North Korean diplomats, formally closes its embassy in Pyongyang

Rapid decay of DPRK-Malaysia ties follows extradition of North Korean citizen to the United States

Malaysia expels North Korean diplomats, formally closes its embassy in Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 19, 2021
No UN or NGO workers left in North Korea after more expats depart Pyongyang

No UN or NGO workers left in North Korea after more expats depart Pyongyang

The loss of humanitarian workers could have a massive effect on North Korea in the near future

No UN or NGO workers left in North Korea after more expats depart Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 18, 2021
China’s new domestic vaccine mandate could devastate future North Korea travel

China’s new domestic vaccine mandate could devastate future North Korea travel

Beijing announced that visa applicants will have to be inoculated with a Chinese-made vaccine

China’s new domestic vaccine mandate could devastate future North Korea travel
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 18, 2021
North Korea calls Biden outreach a ‘cheap trick,’ vows to ignore future attempts

North Korea calls Biden outreach a ‘cheap trick,’ vows to ignore future attempts

Top diplomat says North Korea will ignore US outreach until Washington “rolls back its hostile policy”

North Korea calls Biden outreach a ‘cheap trick,’ vows to ignore future attempts
North Korea may test improved ICBM design ‘in near future’: US Air Force General

North Korea may test improved ICBM design ‘in near future’: US Air Force General

Threat of a test has increased following Kim Jong Un remarks about moratoria and reveal of new ICBM design

North Korea may test improved ICBM design ‘in near future’: US Air Force General
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 16, 2021
North Korea orders foreigners in Pyongyang to stay indoors amid dust storm fears

North Korea orders foreigners in Pyongyang to stay indoors amid dust storm fears

Expats in Pyongyang received warning call late on Monday evening, sources say

North Korea orders foreigners in Pyongyang to stay indoors amid dust storm fears
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 16, 2021
Biden’s North Korea outreach failed. Now, prospects for talks are even bleaker.
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Biden’s North Korea outreach failed. Now, prospects for talks are even bleaker.

Biden’s busy agenda, lessons learned from the Trump era and COVID-19 make renewed U.S.-DPRK talks very unlikely

Biden’s North Korea outreach failed. Now, prospects for talks are even bleaker.
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 15, 2021