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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US claims new North Korea sanctions do not change its position on diplomacy

US claims new North Korea sanctions do not change its position on diplomacy

Remarks from State Department follow new sanctions on six DPRK nationals to counter country’s weapons development

US claims new North Korea sanctions do not change its position on diplomacy
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 13, 2022
US sanctions six North Korean nationals following ‘hypersonic’ missile tests

US sanctions six North Korean nationals following ‘hypersonic’ missile tests

The move follows a joint statement from members of the UN Security Council condemning the recent launches

US sanctions six North Korean nationals following ‘hypersonic’ missile tests
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 13, 2022
North Korea test-fires second missile of 2022: JCS

North Korea test-fires second missile of 2022: JCS

Seoul says projectile was likely ballistic, and test follows DPRK’s launch of ‘hypersonic’ missile last Wednesday

North Korea test-fires second missile of 2022: JCS
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 11, 2022
US, Japan launching joint research project to counter ‘hypersonic threats’ 

US, Japan launching joint research project to counter ‘hypersonic threats’ 

New initiative comes after two hypersonic missile tests by North Korea in the last four months

US, Japan launching joint research project to counter ‘hypersonic threats’ 
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 7, 2022
North Korean propagandists lampoon Yoon Suk-yeol with caricatures and cartoons

North Korean propagandists lampoon Yoon Suk-yeol with caricatures and cartoons

Satire criticizing conservative presidential candidate references major scandals and targets DPRK sympathizers

North Korean propagandists lampoon Yoon Suk-yeol with caricatures and cartoons
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 6, 2022
ROK military initially thought border crosser was fleeing to South Korea: JCS

ROK military initially thought border crosser was fleeing to South Korea: JCS

Investigation finds critical errors hindered response, as President Moon Jae-in condemns ‘failure of border operations’

ROK military initially thought border crosser was fleeing to South Korea: JCS
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 5, 2022
New Year’s border crosser showed signs he would redefect to North Korea: Police

New Year’s border crosser showed signs he would redefect to North Korea: Police

Man reportedly experienced ‘longing for home’ and ‘maladjustment’ after struggling to adapt to life in South Korea

New Year’s border crosser showed signs he would redefect to North Korea: Police
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 4, 2022
High-profile defector returned to North Korea across heavily guarded border: MND

High-profile defector returned to North Korea across heavily guarded border: MND

Defense ministry identifies man who crossed into DPRK on New Year’s as ‘presumably’ a redefector, but denies he is a spy

High-profile defector returned to North Korea across heavily guarded border: MND
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 3, 2022
Individual crossed inter-Korean border into North Korea on New Year’s Day: Seoul

Individual crossed inter-Korean border into North Korea on New Year’s Day: Seoul

South Korean military failed to find person after delayed response, and it remains unclear if individual is still alive

Individual crossed inter-Korean border into North Korea on New Year’s Day: Seoul
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 2, 2022
Kim Jong Un visits shrine to offer ‘new year greetings’ to late former leaders

Kim Jong Un visits shrine to offer ‘new year greetings’ to late former leaders

North Korean leader’s annual visit to family mausoleum comes one day after he made key policy speech at party meeting

Kim Jong Un visits shrine to offer ‘new year greetings’ to late former leaders
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 2, 2022
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