May 16, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll

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

News

Diplomats and aid workers exit North Korea, only two UN staff members remaining

The latest departure suggests that foreign humanitarian workers only have a skeletal presence in North Korea right now

Author Image Chad O'Carroll December 2, 2020
NK PRO
News

Thirty aircraft spotted flying in light show formation in Chongjin, North Korea

A photo obtained by NK Pro suggests that North Korea was preparing for the "Day of Air Men" on Nov. 29

Author Image Chad O'Carroll December 1, 2020
NK PRO
Analysis

Why the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist can’t inform North Korea policy

Targeted assassinations of top North Korean officials would be much harder for enemies to do inside DPRK territory

Author Image Chad O'Carroll November 30, 2020
News

State Department offers $3 million for human rights projects in North Korea

Funding marks a 25% increase from the amount allocated for DPRK human rights projects in January this year

Author Image Chad O'Carroll November 24, 2020
COVID-19

COVID-19 lockdowns are causing severe imported food shortages in Pyongyang

Sources say that imported food items are scarce in major Pyongyang stores, but rural areas are probably less impacted

Author Image Chad O'Carroll November 19, 2020
News

US energy magnate claims he courted North Korean diplomats for the FBI and CIA

A sexual harassment case brings light to Adam Victor's claims that he wooed North Koreans diplomats in New York

Author Image Chad O'Carroll November 18, 2020
News

Pro-North Korea newspaper is not violating UN sanctions with paywall, Tokyo says

Choson Sinbo is a pro-DPRK newspaper maintained by the General Association of Korean Residents, or Chongryon

Author Image Chad O'Carroll November 17, 2020
News

Japan says it’s maintaining behind-the-scenes contact with North Korea

Remarks echo Tokyo's previous line on talks with the North

Author Image Chad O'Carroll November 16, 2020
Expert Surveys

Expert roundup: Will North Korea test Biden with an ICBM launch in the new year?

Experts divided about the assumption that Pyongyang will seek to test Washington early in Biden's presidency

Author Image Chad O'Carroll November 12, 2020
News

North Korea omitted from Biden administration’s key transition priorities

White House will overlook North Korea issue at its own peril, analysts warn

Author Image Chad O'Carroll November 9, 2020
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