April 14, 2024

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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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Family of ROK official killed by North Korea to sue over claim he was defector

Family of ROK official killed by North Korea to sue over claim he was defector

Announcement of intention to take legal action comes day after Seoul concludes no evidence Lee Dae-jun sought to defect

Family of ROK official killed by North Korea to sue over claim he was defector
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 17, 2022
Yoon calls for ‘resolute’ UN response to North Korea’s weapons tests

Yoon calls for ‘resolute’ UN response to North Korea’s weapons tests

Inaction risks encouraging DPRK’s nuclear and missile development, South Korean president tells UN chief

Yoon calls for ‘resolute’ UN response to North Korea’s weapons tests
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 17, 2022
US held ‘very frank’ talks with China on North Korean nuclear test: Washington

US held ‘very frank’ talks with China on North Korean nuclear test: Washington

Top White House officials say US seeks to avoid ‘miscalculation,’ as Beijing and Washington at odds on sanctions

US held ‘very frank’ talks with China on North Korean nuclear test: Washington
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 17, 2022
‘No evidence’ fisheries official killed by North Korea sought to defect: Seoul

‘No evidence’ fisheries official killed by North Korea sought to defect: Seoul

Government expresses regret over military’s initial claim, drops appeal to block release of information on 2020 killing

‘No evidence’ fisheries official killed by North Korea sought to defect: Seoul
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 16, 2022
Seoul says it will unilaterally sanction North Korea if it tests nuclear weapon

Seoul says it will unilaterally sanction North Korea if it tests nuclear weapon

DPRK’s pandemic isolation means targeted sanctions could have significant impact, expert tells NK News

Seoul says it will unilaterally sanction North Korea if it tests nuclear weapon
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 14, 2022
North Korea has finished preparations for a nuclear test, Seoul says

North Korea has finished preparations for a nuclear test, Seoul says

Foreign minister Park Jin states DPRK only needs to make ‘political decision’ to conduct test

North Korea has finished preparations for a nuclear test, Seoul says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 14, 2022
US deploys B-1B bombers to Guam as region braces for North Korean nuclear test

US deploys B-1B bombers to Guam as region braces for North Korean nuclear test

Aircraft staged bombing runs over peninsula in past, but expert says deployment may just be part of regular rotation

US deploys B-1B bombers to Guam as region braces for North Korean nuclear test
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 9, 2022
US warns of ‘swift and forceful’ response to North Korean nuclear test

US warns of ‘swift and forceful’ response to North Korean nuclear test

Top US official Wendy Sherman’s remarks likely refer to further ramping up unilateral US sanctions, expert says

US warns of ‘swift and forceful’ response to North Korean nuclear test
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 7, 2022
US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’

US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’

Twenty fighter jets fly in formation to practice ‘overwhelming response’ to enemy threats, ROK military says

US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’
North Korea takes aim at G7 as it insists it has never recognized UN sanctions

North Korea takes aim at G7 as it insists it has never recognized UN sanctions

DPRK’s foreign ministry warns ‘anti-DPRK pressure campaign’ will only accelerate its ‘self-defense measures’

North Korea takes aim at G7 as it insists it has never recognized UN sanctions
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 6, 2022
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