December 04, 2022

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Shreyas Reddy

Shreyas Reddy is a correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. He previously worked as a researcher at BBC Monitoring, where his work focused on news and key people and organizations from the Korean Peninsula, Japan, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Follow him on Twitter @shreyas_k_reddy.

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US, ROK begin ‘largest-ever’ air drills despite national mourning period

US, ROK begin ‘largest-ever’ air drills despite national mourning period

Drills against North Korean threats go ahead after Seoul said it was reviewing postponement over Itaewon tragedy

US, ROK begin ‘largest-ever’ air drills despite national mourning period
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Shreyas Reddy October 31, 2022
US ready to talk arms control if North Korea ‘picks up phone’: State Department

US ready to talk arms control if North Korea ‘picks up phone’: State Department

Under Secretary Bonnie Jenkins says US would even entertain treaty but cautions two sides may see issue differently

US ready to talk arms control if North Korea ‘picks up phone’: State Department
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy October 31, 2022
New US defense review warns North Korean use of nukes will ‘end’ Kim regime

New US defense review warns North Korean use of nukes will ‘end’ Kim regime

National Defense Strategy calls for continued pressure on North Korea and denuclearization of the peninsula

New US defense review warns North Korean use of nukes will ‘end’ Kim regime
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy October 28, 2022
State media review: North Korea hails China’s ‘successful’ party congress
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State media review: North Korea hails China’s ‘successful’ party congress

An in-depth analysis of China-DPRK ties, a joint meeting for two key Pyongyang schools and changes for Tree Planting Day

State media review: North Korea hails China’s ‘successful’ party congress
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung | Shreyas Reddy October 27, 2022
North Korea repeats unfounded claims COVID came from South in new booklet

North Korea repeats unfounded claims COVID came from South in new booklet

New tract attacking defector Park Sang-hak aims to encourage opposition to leafleting among ROK public, expert says

North Korea repeats unfounded claims COVID came from South in new booklet
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy October 26, 2022
Seoul to review support for North Korean defectors after woman’s lonely death

Seoul to review support for North Korean defectors after woman’s lonely death

Discovery of remains months after she died a reminder many defectors experience severe isolation in South, experts say

Seoul to review support for North Korean defectors after woman’s lonely death
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Shreyas Reddy October 25, 2022
US, ROK launch maritime drills in Yellow Sea to counter ‘enemy provocations’

US, ROK launch maritime drills in Yellow Sea to counter ‘enemy provocations’

North Korea has conducted series of artillery drills near sea border in recent weeks, including earlier the same day

US, ROK launch maritime drills in Yellow Sea to counter ‘enemy provocations’
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy October 24, 2022
North Korean elites tee off at golf event despite country’s economic woes

North Korean elites tee off at golf event despite country’s economic woes

Tournament underscores regime’s efforts to cater to wealthy and ‘keep up appearances’ through luxury sport, expert says

North Korean elites tee off at golf event despite country’s economic woes
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy October 21, 2022
US says it will use ‘full range’ of capabilities to defend ROK, including nukes

US says it will use ‘full range’ of capabilities to defend ROK, including nukes

State Department remarks latest in series of US reassurances about ‘extended deterrence’ against North Korean threats

US says it will use ‘full range’ of capabilities to defend ROK, including nukes
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy October 20, 2022