April 24, 2024


Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll is the founder of NK News/NK Pro and related holding company Korea Risk Group. In addition to being the group's CEO, O'Carroll is a frequent writer and commentator about the Koreas, having written about the two nations since 2010. He has visited the DPRK multiple times, worked and lived in Washington, D.C. with a focus on peninsula issues, and lived in the ROK since 2016.

North Korea News Podcast

The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338

Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Aaron Trimble recounts his work engaging with DPRK officers at Panmunjom


After the Panel: Weighing the best alternatives to monitor North Korea sanctions

Replacing the UN Panel of Experts will require consensus on the strategic purpose of the DPRK sanctions regime

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollApril 15, 2024

UN General Assembly could monitor North Korea sanctions, countries suggest

Diplomats debate alternatives to Panel of Experts at UN, as Russia says it will propose extension with conditions

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollApril 12, 2024

In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog

Last-minute deal to save Panel of Experts looks unlikely, and former members say any replacement would lack UN authority

Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Shreyas ReddyApril 1, 2024

Russia vetoes UN panel’s mandate to monitor North Korea sanctions

Panel of Experts set to dissolve later this year unless 11th-hour compromise can be reached

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollMarch 29, 2024

UN Security Council to vote on future of North Korea sanctions panel Thursday

Russia is expected to veto the extension of Panel of Experts’ mandate in New York, sources tell NK News

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollMarch 28, 2024

US delays vote to extend UN sanctions panel on North Korea

Lack of ‘consensus’ behind decision as Russia threatens to veto unless sanctions regime loosened, sources says

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollMarch 23, 2024

100K North Koreans still earning money for regime overseas: UN report

Information provided to Panel of Experts suggests DPRK laborers generate $500M per year in violation of UN sanctions

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollMarch 21, 2024

Security Council impasse threatens to shut down North Korea sanctions panel

Russia could refuse to extend Panel of Experts’ mandate if proposals to curtail its work aren’t accepted, sources say

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollMarch 20, 2024

Patterns of behavior: Decoding North Korea’s responses to recent US-ROK drills

NK Pro analysis suggests DPRK usually waits until after exercises to launch missiles — unless major US assets involved

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollMarch 20, 2024
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