August 16, 2022

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Thomas Maresca

Thomas Maresca (@ThomasMaresca) is a journalist based in Seoul who has covered the Koreas for UPI, USA Today and other outlets.

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Washington backs Yoon’s plan to provide aid to North Korea if it disarms

Washington backs Yoon’s plan to provide aid to North Korea if it disarms

US also voices support for trilateral cooperation with Japan after Yoon calls Tokyo a ‘common partner’ in speech

Washington backs Yoon’s plan to provide aid to North Korea if it disarms
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 16, 2022
North Korea’s ‘strengthened rhetoric’ around nukes concerning, US says

North Korea’s ‘strengthened rhetoric’ around nukes concerning, US says

State Department comments follow DPRK threats to ‘exterminate’ South Korean leaders and use nuclear weapons if attacked

North Korea’s ‘strengthened rhetoric’ around nukes concerning, US says
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 12, 2022
US-ROK defense chiefs agree to expand drills against North Korean threats

US-ROK defense chiefs agree to expand drills against North Korean threats

Two sides also pledge to resume high-level military working group for first time since 2018 'in the near future'

US-ROK defense chiefs agree to expand drills against North Korean threats
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 1, 2022
Korean War memorial in Washington adds names of fallen soldiers

Korean War memorial in Washington adds names of fallen soldiers

US dedicates new addition honoring nearly 44,000 Americans and Koreans killed during 1950-1953 conflict with North Korea

Korean War memorial in Washington adds names of fallen soldiers
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca July 28, 2022
UN nonproliferation review ‘cannot solve’ North Korean nuclear issue: US envoy

UN nonproliferation review ‘cannot solve’ North Korean nuclear issue: US envoy

Upcoming Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty conference comes as Washington continues to warn of possible DPRK nuclear test

UN nonproliferation review ‘cannot solve’ North Korean nuclear issue: US envoy
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca July 27, 2022
US slaps new travel warning on North Korea due to ‘risk of wrongful detention’

US slaps new travel warning on North Korea due to ‘risk of wrongful detention’

DPRK one of six countries that may target US citizens for use ‘as a bargaining chip,’ State Department says

US slaps new travel warning on North Korea due to ‘risk of wrongful detention’
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca July 22, 2022
North Korea makes US human trafficking blacklist for third straight year

North Korea makes US human trafficking blacklist for third straight year

DPRK one of 11 countries named as state sponsor of forced labor and trafficking in annual State Department report

North Korea makes US human trafficking blacklist for third straight year
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca July 20, 2022