October 24, 2020


Chad O'Carroll

Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.


Vietnamese oil tanker which visited N. Korea seized by Malaysian commando unit

Only one crew member found after 5000-tonne vessel seized, others reportedly returned to respective countries

Chad O'Carroll December 12, 2019

As overseas worker deadline looms, Air Koryo increases flights to Vladivostok

19 additional round-trip flights scheduled for December, data shows

Chad O'Carroll December 10, 2019

Just weeks after the Singapore summit, Kim Jong Un visited new monument to ICBMs

Opened in February last year, the facility has yet to be featured in official state media

Chad O'Carroll November 29, 2019

After the Hanoi summit, a hyper-securitization process underway in Pyongyang?

A range of incidents, trends, and policies have emerged which suggest DPRK authorities wish to sharply bolster control

Chad O'Carroll November 21, 2019

Looking ahead: prospects for North Korea-U.S. relations

Amid a flurry of statements by DPRK officials, NK Pro analysts examine whether diplomacy can get back on track


New photo reveals two-tier pricing system on DPRK’s Pyongyang-Hyangsan highway

Costs of up to 14.40 euros to traverse the full length of the highway, photo indicates

Chad O'Carroll November 11, 2019

Air Koryo goes to Wuhan, Jinan service back on semi-regular basis

Flight schedule shows an increasingly busy timetable for Air Koryo

Chad O'Carroll October 26, 2019

Why U.S.-North Korea talks in Sweden fell apart — and what might happen next

The DPRK has not fully shut the door on further talks, but the gap between the two sides appears wider than ever

Chad O'Carroll October 6, 2019

Chinese firm offering graphite materials for sale in North Korea

Trade in graphite with DPRK could risk sanctions designation from U.S. Treasury Department

Chad O'Carroll September 17, 2019

Six months on from Hanoi: impacts and limitations for DPRK-U.S. diplomacy

What 15 summits say about how further Washington-Pyongyang negotiations may evolve

Chad O'Carroll September 10, 2019
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