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July 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.


Ken Bae says U.S. media, family hampering pardon potential

North Korean media time release to coincide with lunchtime news on U.S. East Coast

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 21, 2014

Kenneth Bae requests U.S. help to secure his release – media

U.S. prisoner organizes press conference to appeal for assistance

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 20, 2014

S. Korea to continue with military drills, despite N. Korean offer

Decision to go ahead with drills could lead to increasing inter-Korean tensions

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 17, 2014

Military drills will lead to “unimaginable holocaust,” says N. Korea

Pyongyang demands S. Korea cancels military drills planned for February

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 16, 2014

Jang Song Thaek executed over ‘pleasure brigade’ – Fujimoto

Former Kim family sushi chef hypothesizes that history of womanizing led to execution

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 14, 2014

Paddy Power gifts to Kim Jong Un may have breached UN sanctions

Irish bookmaker may have unwittingly broken UN sanctions through gifts to North Korean leader

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 11, 2014

Rodman sings Happy Birthday to Kim at birthday basketball event

North Korea beats former NBA all star team at event

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 8, 2014

Dennis Rodman arrives in Pyongyang with ex-NBA delegation

Rodman and entourage of former NBA stars touch down in Pyongyang for basketball diplomacy

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 6, 2014

Rumor Jang Song Thaek was killed by hungry dogs re-emerges

Experts have mixed views on credibility of story

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 3, 2014

Equipment at N. Korean ski resort may breach UN luxury goods sanctions

High-end ski equipment from Canada, Sweden and Italy visible at Masik ski pass

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 2, 2014