December 10, 2022

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Chaewon Chung

Chaewon Chung covers U.S., Chinese, and Japanese politics and national security in relation to North Korea. She previously worked at Coda Story covering disinformation and technology with a focus on the East Asia.

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South Korea returns seven North Koreans whose ship entered ROK waters: Seoul

South Korea returns seven North Koreans whose ship entered ROK waters: Seoul

Defense ministry says crew voiced desire to return after fishing boat crossed sea border due to mechanical problem

South Korea returns seven North Koreans whose ship entered ROK waters: Seoul
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 9, 2022
Two North Korean boats cross inter-Korean maritime border: Seoul

Two North Korean boats cross inter-Korean maritime border: Seoul

DPRK coast guard, fishing vessels crossed the inter-Korean maritime border near South Korea’s Baengnyeong

Two North Korean boats cross inter-Korean maritime border: Seoul
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 8, 2022
US condemns North Korea’s latest projectile launches as ‘needless provocations’

US condemns North Korea’s latest projectile launches as ‘needless provocations’

Washington reiterates call for dialogue after DPRK claimed to test satellite systems over the weekend

US condemns North Korea’s latest projectile launches as ‘needless provocations’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 8, 2022
North Korea votes against UN resolution condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

North Korea votes against UN resolution condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Pyongyang likely welcomes conflict that creates problems for the US or the West, experts say

North Korea votes against UN resolution condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | Chaewon Chung March 3, 2022
On Ukraine crisis and North Korea, China stresses ‘legitimate security concerns’

On Ukraine crisis and North Korea, China stresses ‘legitimate security concerns’

Experts say Beijing’s support for Russia and DPRK reflects a shared stance against ‘Western aggression’

On Ukraine crisis and North Korea, China stresses ‘legitimate security concerns’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 3, 2022
As war rages in Ukraine, Biden has even less bandwidth for North Korea: Experts

As war rages in Ukraine, Biden has even less bandwidth for North Korea: Experts

US president omits DPRK from State of the Union speech as Russian invasion blocks out other considerations

As war rages in Ukraine, Biden has even less bandwidth for North Korea: Experts
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 3, 2022
Biden has done ‘nothing’ to denuclearize North Korea, John Bolton says

Biden has done ‘nothing’ to denuclearize North Korea, John Bolton says

In interview with NK News, former national security advisor and foreign policy hawk says ‘diplomatic option’ has failed

Biden has done ‘nothing’ to denuclearize North Korea, John Bolton says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung February 7, 2022
US, ROK, Japanese diplomats to convene meeting on North Korean nuclear threats

US, ROK, Japanese diplomats to convene meeting on North Korean nuclear threats

Washington recently said it will take steps to reassure allies following record-setting month of DPRK missile tests

US, ROK, Japanese diplomats to convene meeting on North Korean nuclear threats
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung February 5, 2022
US says it will ‘show commitment’ to allies in response to North Korean missiles

US says it will ‘show commitment’ to allies in response to North Korean missiles

Washington may be considering additional sanctions after DPRK test-fired most powerful weapon since 2017, expert says

US says it will ‘show commitment’ to allies in response to North Korean missiles
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung February 2, 2022
North Korea reports zero COVID cases as it warns of infectious mutations

North Korea reports zero COVID cases as it warns of infectious mutations

DPRK tells World Health Organization it tested an additional 1,436 people from Jan. 7-20

North Korea reports zero COVID cases as it warns of infectious mutations
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung February 1, 2022
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