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Jacob Fromer

Jacob Fromer is NK News‘s Washington DC correspondent. He previously worked in the U.S. Senate.

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North Korean official lashes out at “villain” Abe over missile comments

North Korean official lashes out at “villain” Abe over missile comments

Angry statement says North is "laughing" at Japanese leader's suggestion of no-strings-attached meeting with Kim Jong Un

North Korean official lashes out at “villain” Abe over missile comments
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer November 7, 2019
Rising sea levels could inundate North Korea’s Sinuiju by 2050, new study shows

Rising sea levels could inundate North Korea’s Sinuiju by 2050, new study shows

New data projections show “hundreds of thousands” of North Koreans live in areas vulnerable to major flooding

Rising sea levels could inundate North Korea’s Sinuiju by 2050, new study shows
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer November 6, 2019
DPRK’s patience “nearing limitations” over planned air combat drills: official

DPRK’s patience “nearing limitations” over planned air combat drills: official

North Korean official Kwon Jong Gun accused U.S. of seeking confrontation, trying to extinguish "spark" of dialogue

DPRK’s patience “nearing limitations” over planned air combat drills: official
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer November 6, 2019
DPRK, U.S. need to address peace regime in negotiations: top State Dept official

DPRK, U.S. need to address peace regime in negotiations: top State Dept official

U.S. Deputy Special Representative for DPRK Alex Wong calls peace regime with North "powerful" and "an aspiration"

DPRK, U.S. need to address peace regime in negotiations: top State Dept official
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer November 5, 2019
State Department’s DPRK policy focused on cyber crime, nuclear weapons: report

State Department’s DPRK policy focused on cyber crime, nuclear weapons: report

State Department's report highlights its own implementation of Trump Administration's Asia-Pacific policy

State Department’s DPRK policy focused on cyber crime, nuclear weapons: report
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer November 4, 2019
Progress with DPRK “far too slow,” Pompeo says after North’s missile launch

Progress with DPRK “far too slow,” Pompeo says after North’s missile launch

Secretary of State says U.S. is still working diligently "to try and get North Korea to denuclearize"

Progress with DPRK “far too slow,” Pompeo says after North’s missile launch
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer November 1, 2019
North Korean media hails “perfection” of new Multiple Launch Rocket System

North Korean media hails “perfection” of new Multiple Launch Rocket System

Kim Jong Un "expressed satisfaction" over test of super-large multiple rocket launcher, but was not reported present

North Korean media hails “perfection” of new Multiple Launch Rocket System
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 31, 2019
Korean-Americans should be part of DPRK family reunions: U.S. House Committee

Korean-Americans should be part of DPRK family reunions: U.S. House Committee

House Foreign Affairs Committee passes bill saying State Dept, ROK should include Korean-Americans in future reunions

Korean-Americans should be part of DPRK family reunions: U.S. House Committee
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 30, 2019
International Atomic Energy Agency appoints new director general

International Atomic Energy Agency appoints new director general

Rafael Grossi to lead agency amid stalemate in DPRK nuclear negotiations, ten years after IAEA kicked out of North Korea

International Atomic Energy Agency appoints new director general
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 29, 2019
DOD hopes to return to North Korea, resume search for U.S. remains next spring

DOD hopes to return to North Korea, resume search for U.S. remains next spring

DPAA making “overtures” to return in 2020 but North Korean Army has yet to agree, spokesperson tells NK News

DOD hopes to return to North Korea, resume search for U.S. remains next spring
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer October 29, 2019