October 22, 2019

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John G. Grisafi

John G. Grisafi is an analyst and Korean linguist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Having previously worked as an analyst for the United States Army in South Korea and studied Korean at the Defense Language Institute, he is now majoring in East Asian Languages & Civilization and History at the University of Pennsylvania.

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North Korea wins gold medal in gymnastics Monday

Men’s vault gold brings North’s medal tally to two golds, three silvers, two bronzes

John G. Grisafi August 16, 2016

North Korea wins third silver medal at Olympics Sunday

Kim Kuk Hyang wins North’s fourth medal in weightlifting, sixth overall in 2016

John G. Grisafi August 14, 2016

North Korea wins Olympic gold in weightlifting

North also wins in first round of women’s team table tennis against Australia

John G. Grisafi August 12, 2016

South defeats North Korea in Olympic archery

After win over Kang Un Ju, Chang Hye-jin advances to win gold for South

John G. Grisafi August 12, 2016

North Korea wins two bronze medals on Wednesday

Athletes from North Korea take bronze in men’s shooting, women’s table tennis

John G. Grisafi August 10, 2016

North Korea wins a second silver medal at Olympics

North takes medal in women’s weightlifting, loses in men’s weightlifting, women’s diving

John G. Grisafi August 9, 2016

North Korea wins its first medal of 2016 Olympics

North Korean athlete takes 56kg weightlifting silver after breaking previous Olympic record

John G. Grisafi August 8, 2016

UN names next special rapporteur on human rights in N. Korea

Third special rapporteur previously worked on human rights in Myanmar

John G. Grisafi July 29, 2016

North Korea fires sub-launched ballistic missile

North conducts missile launch days after Kim Jong Un sanctioned by U.S.

John G. Grisafi July 8, 2016

U.S. enacts human rights-related sanctions on N.Korea, Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un among those designated by sanctions

John G. Grisafi July 6, 2016
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