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June 19, 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.


Iran denies connection to seized North Korean oil shipment

Iran says has no involvement in oil tanker seizure

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollOctober 22, 2013

Seized North Korea ship case should conclude by November

Custody of North Korean vessel and crew has incurred "heavy expenditures" to Panama

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollOctober 17, 2013

Confirmed: N. Korea repainted civilian jets for military parade

North Korea repainted civilian airliners with camouflage for military day parade

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollOctober 15, 2013

Three American diplomats discuss the prospects for N. Korean denuclearization

Former U.S.negotiators talk to NK News about prospects for resumption of DPRK nuclear talks

Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Hamish MacdonaldOctober 10, 2013

North Korea condemns South Korean military drills

Criticism played down in domestic media, but comes as S. Korea, U.S. sign contingency plan against DPRK

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollOctober 2, 2013

Japanese media in rare visit to border area of North Korea

Media accompany elderly delegation seeking to commemorate dead

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollSeptember 23, 2013

N. Korea wants denuclearization talks ‘without pre-conditions’

Pinkston: "Until and unless North Korea changes its position..the U.S. will not return to talks"

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollSeptember 18, 2013

American brand clothing seen at North Korean garment factory

U.S. clothing brand Lands' End to "address the issue appropriately"

Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Curtis MelvinSeptember 12, 2013

Two Koreas agree to re-open Kaesong complex next week

Milestone agreement comes after months of stop-start talks, but observers remain weary

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollSeptember 11, 2013

South Korean weightlifters depart for tournament in Pyongyang

South Koreans could see flag raised and national anthem played in event of competition success

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollSeptember 10, 2013