Chad O'Carroll | NK News
July 25, 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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What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341
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What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341

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What Russia has to gain by killing the UN panel on North Korea – Ep. 341
North Korea cancels visits by European delegations at last minute, sources say

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Expert says cancellation of trips to check facilities suggests security officials don’t want return of Western presence

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Experts warn of consequences as UN sanctions panel on North Korea ends

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South Korean hotel removes name of Kim Jong Un aide from marketing for VIP suite

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Skybay Hotel drops Hyon Song Wol from name of room where senior official stayed as interest in North Korea declines

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The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
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The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338

Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Aaron Trimble recounts his work engaging with DPRK officers at Panmunjom

The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
After the Panel: Weighing the best alternatives to monitor North Korea sanctions
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After the Panel: Weighing the best alternatives to monitor North Korea sanctions

Replacing the UN Panel of Experts will require consensus on the strategic purpose of the DPRK sanctions regime

After the Panel: Weighing the best alternatives to monitor North Korea sanctions
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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
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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
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