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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US, South Korea fire 8 missiles following North Korean SRBM test

US, South Korea fire 8 missiles following North Korean SRBM test

ROK military says test shows ability to strike the ‘origin of provocation’ following DPRK test of 8 ballistic missiles

US, South Korea fire 8 missiles following North Korean SRBM test
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | Chaewon Chung June 6, 2022
North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS

North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS

First known DPRK weapons test in June follows rare joint military training between US and ROK last week

North Korea launches 8 ballistic missiles toward East Sea: JCS
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 5, 2022
US and South Korea conduct combined military drills with aircraft carrier

US and South Korea conduct combined military drills with aircraft carrier

Rare naval exercise comes after both sides appear set to expand scope of exercises, redeploy strategic assets in region

US and South Korea conduct combined military drills with aircraft carrier
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 4, 2022
North Korea defies criticism of weapons tests as it heads UN disarmament forum

North Korea defies criticism of weapons tests as it heads UN disarmament forum

DPRK’s ambassador says no state has right to gainsay its defense policy, citing ongoing Korean War

North Korea defies criticism of weapons tests as it heads UN disarmament forum
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 3, 2022
China signals it won’t support new sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

China signals it won’t support new sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

US should consider removing sanctions rather than ‘paying lip service’ to dialogue, Beijing spokesperson says

China signals it won’t support new sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 2, 2022
US to push for new UN sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

US to push for new UN sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

US ambassador to UN says Security Council’s failure to condemn missile tests has invited Pyongyang to ‘test’ its will

US to push for new UN sanctions if North Korea tests nuclear weapon
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 1, 2022
France open to providing COVID vaccines to North Korea, ambassador to Seoul says

France open to providing COVID vaccines to North Korea, ambassador to Seoul says

Philippe Lefort tells NK News that Paris considers humanitarian aid separately from human rights and security concerns

France open to providing COVID vaccines to North Korea, ambassador to Seoul says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 31, 2022
FBI releases wanted posters for two men accused of aiding North Korea

FBI releases wanted posters for two men accused of aiding North Korea

Posters describe Alejandro Cao de Benos and Christopher Emms as ‘international flight risk’ following their indictments

FBI releases wanted posters for two men accused of aiding North Korea
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 31, 2022
US and South Korea fire two missiles in response to North Korean ICBM: JCS

US and South Korea fire two missiles in response to North Korean ICBM: JCS

Seoul says it also conducted fighter jet exercise after DPRK tested ‘likely’ long-range missile

US and South Korea fire two missiles in response to North Korean ICBM: JCS
North Korea issues ‘crowded out’ during US-Japan summit, experts say

North Korea issues ‘crowded out’ during US-Japan summit, experts say

War in Ukraine and Taiwan among issues that take precedent as Biden and Kishida largely reaffirm existing DPRK policy

North Korea issues ‘crowded out’ during US-Japan summit, experts say
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 24, 2022
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