February 19, 2020

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tristan Webb

Tristan Webb is a Senior Analyst for NK Pro. He was formerly a Senior DPRK Research Analyst for the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

Analysis

The Panmunjom Declaration in light of UN Security Council sanctions

Many of the proposals would fall foul of the UN - but some flexibility could reasonably be granted

Tristan Webb May 4, 2018
Analysis

Lifting sanctions on North Korea: four scenarios for President Trump

The U.S. has a range of ways it could relieve pressure in the event of a deal

Tristan Webb March 16, 2018
Analysis

Kim Jong Un’s November: Got the guns, now for the butter

The return of Byungjin, and the continued role of Jo Yong Won, “Kim Jong Un’s shadow”.

Tristan Webb December 5, 2017
Analysis

“Unjust” sanctions: North Korea’s legal claims against the Security Council

Can they be? Who decides? And how strong is the DPRK’s claim?

Tristan Webb November 27, 2017
Analysis

Unpacking North Korea’s claims that UNSC sanctions are “illegal”

Can they be? Who decides? And how strong are the DPRK’s arguments?

Tristan Webb November 23, 2017
Analysis

Kim Jong Un’s October: quelling unease in the ruling party?

In a major speech, the leader defended policy and called for party unity - elsewhere, he shared responsibilities with his wife

Tristan Webb November 6, 2017
Analysis

Trump’s amendment to EO13223: what relevance for Korea?

Move has exacerbated alarm that he might be prepping the country for another war in East Asia

Tristan Webb October 24, 2017
Analysis

Kim Jong Un’s September activities: portraying calm under pressure

The leader's month was split between emphasizing resolve abroad, and party loyalty at home

Tristan Webb October 11, 2017
Analysis

Will Tillerson redesignate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism?

A designation would apply further pressure on the DPRK, but appears unlikely for now

Tristan Webb October 3, 2017
Analysis

Kim Jong Un’s August appearances: sending a message to the U.S.

The Leader plans more missiles after Washington's snub. But might there be tensions in the ranks?

Tristan Webb September 13, 2017
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