November 21, 2019

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chad O'Carroll

Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

Analysis

After the Hanoi summit, a hyper-securitization process underway in Pyongyang?

A range of incidents, trends, and policies have emerged which suggest DPRK authorities wish to sharply bolster control

Chad O'Carroll November 21, 2019
Analysis

Looking ahead: prospects for North Korea-U.S. relations

Amid a flurry of statements by DPRK officials, NK Pro analysts examine whether diplomacy can get back on track

News

New photo reveals two-tier pricing system on DPRK’s Pyongyang-Hyangsan highway

Costs of up to 14.40 euros to traverse the full length of the highway, photo indicates

Chad O'Carroll November 11, 2019
News

Air Koryo goes to Wuhan, Jinan service back on semi-regular basis

Flight schedule shows an increasingly busy timetable for Air Koryo

Chad O'Carroll October 26, 2019
Analysis

Why U.S.-North Korea talks in Sweden fell apart — and what might happen next

The DPRK has not fully shut the door on further talks, but the gap between the two sides appears wider than ever

Chad O'Carroll October 6, 2019
News

Chinese firm offering graphite materials for sale in North Korea

Trade in graphite with DPRK could risk sanctions designation from U.S. Treasury Department

Chad O'Carroll September 17, 2019
Analysis

Six months on from Hanoi: impacts and limitations for DPRK-U.S. diplomacy

What 15 summits say about how further Washington-Pyongyang negotiations may evolve

Chad O'Carroll September 10, 2019
News

Unofficial market exchange rates stable in Pyongyang, NK Pro data shows

Despite reports of dollar value surge in some areas, NK Pro data indicates stability

Chad O'Carroll August 23, 2019
Analysis

What we learned from an impromptu Kim-Trump summit at Panmunjom

A surprise meeting saw the two leaders renew their commitment to working-level talks

Chad O'Carroll June 30, 2019
Analysis

Trump to visit South Korea this week: what to expect?

Conditions could be ripe for renewed U.S.-DPRK diplomacy

Chad O'Carroll June 25, 2019
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