February 22, 2020


Jonathan R. Corrado

Jonathan Corrado regularly writes and speaks about security, diplomacy, and socioeconomic change on the Korean Peninsula and surrounding region, having recently co-authored a report titled “Making North Korea Creditworthy: How it will finance its post nuclear development,” and a scoping paper for the United Nations Program in Support of Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia. He has presented at international relations conferences hosted by Oxford, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins universities, as well as in Geneva, Beijing, and Brussels. Jonathan previously served as a translator for Daily NK, a due diligence investigator for Steele Compliance Solutions, and an intern research analyst for the Congressional Research Service. He is a graduate of the Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service M.A. in Asian Studies Program.


What UNSCR 2375 means for North Korea’s joint ventures

Differing perspectives on what constitutes a permissible JV will likely sandbag deliberations

Jonathan R. Corrado September 18, 2017

Washington’s new North Korea policy? “We’ll see”

The administration has veered between deterrence, dialogue, and "fire and fury"

Jonathan R. Corrado September 8, 2017

Crude proposal? A North Korean oil embargo, in theory and in practice

Petroleum politics have long been a staple of the sanction and pressure discussion

Jonathan R. Corrado August 24, 2017

New policy, same as the old? Making sense of “strategic accountability”

Washington's DPRK approach has had to keep up with the President's often brash style

Jonathan R. Corrado August 16, 2017

Maximum pressure? How UNSCR 2371 will impact North Korea’s economy

For the new measures to have serious bite, they will have to be implemented and enforced like never before

Jonathan R. Corrado August 8, 2017

A “slow squeeze”: The U.S.’s next move against North Korea

The executive and legislative branches are intent on communicating to the world that this is not business as usual

Jonathan R. Corrado July 27, 2017

The G20 summit: What progress was made on North Korea?

A summit of world leaders saw both the U.S., China, and Russia dig their heels in on the DPRK

Jonathan R. Corrado July 13, 2017

“Maximum Pressure” in action? The U.S. Treasury’s new China-focused measures, explained

The U.S. message to Beijing is clear: “Get your house in order"

Jonathan R. Corrado July 4, 2017