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.
Unresolved abduction issue and preference for multilateral approach inform Tokyo’s position, experts tell NK News
Unification ministry points to technical inspections, quarantine facilities near the DPRK-China land border
Robert Abrams suggests formally ending the Korean War could lead to UNC withdrawal, dissolution of Korean War armistice
State Department has said ‘almost any religious activities’ are punished by execution, torture and abuse in the DPRK
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping reportedly ‘exchanged views’ on Korean Peninsula situation in virtual talks
But senior official notes ongoing talks on ‘when and how’ to push for it, after US indicated two are not in lockstep
Moon Jae-in urges inter-Korean action on climate change, after making similar appeal at Glasgow climate conference
The change brings Tokyo’s analysis in line with Washington and Seoul's claims of one projectile firing
Pentagon calls on China to use leverage on DPRK, which expert says signals rejection of sanctions relief proposal at UN
Saturday drill marks the first time this year such an exercise was publicized without leader Kim Jong Un present
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