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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.


Jang Song Thaek dismissed, confidants executed – S. Korean lawmaker

Disappearance of leadership heavyweight could have serious ramifications, if true

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollDecember 3, 2013

U.S. Korean War vet detained in N. Korea makes apology

Korean War veteran shown making written and video apology

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollNovember 30, 2013

N. Korea opens Munsu Waterpark & Mirim Riding Club to tourists

Tourist prices: Horse riding from 30 euros, Swimming from 10

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollNovember 28, 2013

Detained American travelled to N. Korea on ‘private tour’ with UK company

New details emerge in case of detained U.S. Korean War veteran

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollNovember 23, 2013

State tour company “hadn’t heard” about U.S. detainee until Wednesday

North Korean state tour enterprise and UK travel agent claim to have been unaware of case until news broke

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollNovember 22, 2013

85 year old American identified as detainee in N. Korea – newspaper

Detained American identified as 85 year old Merrill Newman

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollNovember 21, 2013

State Dept warns against all travel to N. Korea amid rumor of tourist arrest

Travel warning comes one day before rumor of second American arrested in North Korea

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollNovember 20, 2013

Death of Wonsan sailors should serve as ‘example’ for N.Koreans

Dead sailors presented as martyrs for cause of North Korean revolution

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollNovember 19, 2013

North Korean airline Air Koryo introduces new staff uniform

New uniform comes as Air Koryo continue fleet modernization efforts

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollNovember 11, 2013

S. Korean media reacts to government moves to ban pro-North party

A review of South Korean media reaction to the scandal currently embracing the UPP

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollNovember 7, 2013