March 01, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Volodzko

David Volodzko is a journalist whose writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, the Jamestown Foundation, The Diplomat and the Wall Street Journal. He is also a former Korea correspondent for South China Morning Post and the former national editor for Korea JoongAng Daily.

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North Korea ordered to pay $2.3 billion for kidnapping, torturing US Navy crew

Eighty-two USS Pueblo crew members were held captive for nearly a year starting in 1968, while one was killed

David Volodzko February 26, 2021
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US Bitcoin service to pay $507,375 after North Koreans used its platform

U.S. Treasury says that BitPay allowed individuals in North Korea to make transactions, despite sanctions

David Volodzko February 19, 2021
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Canadian man worked with North Koreans on $1.3 billion hacking scheme, US says

Three North Korean hackers charged with conspiring on cyber-attacks and cryptocurrency theft

David Volodzko February 17, 2021
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US fears ‘moving too soon’ on North Korea, State Department official says

Washington must consult Seoul and Tokyo on “pressure options” and the “potential for future diplomacy,” official says

David Volodzko February 10, 2021
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North Korea speaks up to defend China amid genocide allegations

DPRK foreign ministry says western countries have a “human rights virus” after US officials accuse China of genocide

David Volodzko January 29, 2021
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Biden’s UN pick wants China and Russia to choke North Korean nuclear program

Linda Thomas-Greenfield is nominated to be America’s ambassador to the United Nations 

David Volodzko January 27, 2021
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Former US diplomat: Don’t ‘disown everything that Trump did’ on North Korea

Joseph Yun, the former special representative for North Korea policy, hopes for more diplomacy in the future

David Volodzko January 27, 2021
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North Korea dangerous but not unpredictable, says US intelligence official

Sydney Seiler says that North Korea engages in diplomacy only to further develop its nuclear weapons, not denuclearize

David Volodzko January 22, 2021
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North Korea is a serious threat to US and the world, Biden press secretary says

Jen Psaki says the U.S. will work with allies to pressure North Korea and explore the potential for diplomacy

David Volodzko January 22, 2021
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Biden’s ‘Asia tsar’ appointee adds to a wave of focus on North Korea and China

Kurt Campbell’s next pivot to Asia strategy involves the U.S. bringing its allies together to pressure North Korea

David Volodzko January 14, 2021
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