November 29, 2023


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 Will Allow Mobile Internet Access From March 1

Foreign visitors and long term residents to be allowed full internet access

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollFebruary 22, 2013

Is Tourism in North Korea Really Booming?

If tourism is growing, should it be encouraged?

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollFebruary 20, 2013

Tourists in North Korea Unable To Send Postcards Home Due To “Sanctions”

Tourists unable to send cards to European countries in wake of nuclear test

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollFebruary 20, 2013

Why A Third Nuclear Test Might Not Be As Imminent As You Think

A close look at North Korean media output suggests a nuclear test might not be as imminent as you would think.

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollFebruary 8, 2013

North Korea Enters “Martial Law” Amid Nuclear Test Tension

Does increased domestic security suggest that a nuclear test could be imminent?

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 31, 2013

Tensions Continue To Mount Around Nuclear Test

New intelligence reveals increased activity at North Korea's nuclear testing area

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 30, 2013

North Korea Refuses To Pay $1M Embassy Refurbishment Debt

Says invoices are "false and non-payable"

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 27, 2013

North Korea’s Cell Phone Pricing Structure Revealed

North Korean Cell phone network KoryoLink reveals its pricing structure

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 22, 2013

Iran Build’s Pyongyang’s First Mosque

New pictures show Iran has built a shia mosque in Pyongyang

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 21, 2013

First Western Tourists Inside Kim Mausoleum Describe “Surreal” Experience

Kim Jong Il's Macbook, Luxury Yacht and Train In Which He Died Also on Display.

Chad O'CarrollChad O'CarrollJanuary 19, 2013