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Hamish Macdonald

Hamish Macdonald is an Associate Fellow at RUSI who formerly worked on Project SANDSTONE and formerly a journalist and researcher who has focused uniquely on North Korea related topics and affairs. He was previously the COO of the Korea Risk Group, which produces the NK News and NK Pro. Specialising in this area, his investigations covered topics including North Korean sanctions evasion activities, domestic economic development and human rights.

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North Korea unlikely to give up nuclear weapons, U.S. intelligence official says

North Korea unlikely to give up nuclear weapons, U.S. intelligence official says

"We continue to observe activity inconsistent with full denuclearization," Coats tells Senate

North Korea unlikely to give up nuclear weapons, U.S. intelligence official says
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Hamish Macdonald January 29, 2019
Japan reports new evidence of ongoing North Korean sanctions evasion at sea

Japan reports new evidence of ongoing North Korean sanctions evasion at sea

The An San 1 continues to be involved in reported STS transfers off the coast of China

Japan reports new evidence of ongoing North Korean sanctions evasion at sea
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Hamish Macdonald January 24, 2019
UNSC granted four humanitarian exemptions for DPRK work this month, website reveals

UNSC granted four humanitarian exemptions for DPRK work this month, website reveals

Waivers follow U.S. pledge to ease restrictions on aid work in North Korea

UNSC granted four humanitarian exemptions for DPRK work this month, website reveals
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Hamish Macdonald January 21, 2019
Trump, Kim to hold second summit near the end of February: White House

Trump, Kim to hold second summit near the end of February: White House

Location to be announced at a later date, press secretary says

Trump, Kim to hold second summit near the end of February: White House
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Hamish Macdonald January 18, 2019
Kim Yong Chol meets Trump following talks with Pompeo

Kim Yong Chol meets Trump following talks with Pompeo

North Korean official in Washington DC to continue negotiations on possible second summit

Kim Yong Chol meets Trump following talks with Pompeo
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Hamish Macdonald January 18, 2019
North Korea remains an “extraordinary threat,” despite diplomacy: MDR

North Korea remains an “extraordinary threat,” despite diplomacy: MDR

Document appears to acknowledge credible U.S. homeland targeting capability by DPRK

North Korea remains an “extraordinary threat,” despite diplomacy: MDR
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald January 17, 2019
U.S. to ease humanitarian-related travel, shipments to North Korea

U.S. to ease humanitarian-related travel, shipments to North Korea

Washington shifts gears to ease private delivery of aid DPRK

U.S. to ease humanitarian-related travel, shipments to North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald January 10, 2019
Kim Jong Un visiting China this week, state media confirms

Kim Jong Un visiting China this week, state media confirms

Trip is North Korean leader's fourth to PRC since taking power

Kim Jong Un visiting China this week, state media confirms
U.S. to review policy on humanitarian assistance to North Korea

U.S. to review policy on humanitarian assistance to North Korea

Biegun to meet with U.S. aid workers to discuss humanitarian issues in 2019

U.S. to review policy on humanitarian assistance to North Korea
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Hamish Macdonald December 19, 2018
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