Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
DPRK concerns mean Seoul visit likely to be biggest mission for security forces since Kim Jong Un's rise to power
An analytic look at the main developments of the September 22-October 21 period
The DPRK took major steps to sell itself to the world, though big questions remain about its long-term sincerity
Chong Hock Yen accused of supplying "jewelry and watches with precious metals" to DPRK
Increases possibly caused by increase in late September mainland China rates
30-floor building adjacent to Taedonggang backed by burgeoning conglomerate
An analytic look at the main developments of the August 18-September 21 period
An analytic look at the main developments of the July 17-August 17 period
Analysts say location of building suggests link to DPRK's space exploration program
From increased border activity to renewed tourism, data suggests "Maximum Pressure" is waning
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