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North Korean missile experts suspected of supporting Iran’s weapons programs: UN

North Korean missile experts suspected of supporting Iran’s weapons programs: UN

Panel identifies 13 DPRK technicians accused of visiting Iran, describes transfer of critical missile parts

North Korean missile experts suspected of supporting Iran’s weapons programs: UN
Author Image Min Chao Choy April 6, 2021
Jordan outs oil smuggler in undercover North Korea film as ‘infamous swindler’

Jordan outs oil smuggler in undercover North Korea film as ‘infamous swindler’

Response to UN panel suggests Korea Friendship Association tried to scam filmmakers, but some disagree

Jordan outs oil smuggler in undercover North Korea film as ‘infamous swindler’
Author Image Chad O'Carroll April 5, 2021
North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from March 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021

North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author Image NK Pro April 2, 2021
UN to censor North Korea sanctions report at South Korean government’s request

UN to censor North Korea sanctions report at South Korean government’s request

The U.N. agreed to remove the Loi Hope ship’s identity despite possible links to North Korea, a source told NK Pro

UN to censor North Korea sanctions report at South Korean government’s request
Author Image Chad O'Carroll April 2, 2021
Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests

Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from March 1 to March 31

Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests
Author Image NK Pro March 31, 2021
Despite rising tensions, North and South Korea will likely talk again

Despite rising tensions, North and South Korea will likely talk again

For all its missile tests and state media condemnations, Pyongyang may still want to talk to Seoul in the coming years

Despite rising tensions, North and South Korea will likely talk again
Author Image Christopher Green March 26, 2021
North Korea bought smuggled oil and flouted rules meant to stop its nuke program

North Korea bought smuggled oil and flouted rules meant to stop its nuke program

New report suggests that North Korea illegally bought Taiwanese oil for years in order to circumvent a U.N. fuel cap

North Korea bought smuggled oil and flouted rules meant to stop its nuke program
Author Image Min Chao Choy March 24, 2021
Kim and Moon are the biggest losers of Blinken’s Asia visit

Kim and Moon are the biggest losers of Blinken’s Asia visit

The Biden administration is not offering Pyongyang the flexibility that both North and South Korea likely hoped for

Kim and Moon are the biggest losers of Blinken’s Asia visit
Author Image James Fretwell March 19, 2021
North Korea-Russia trade drops to zero in January amid mysterious data decline

North Korea-Russia trade drops to zero in January amid mysterious data decline

North Korea’s largest trade partner, China, has not published any 2021 trade data on North Korea so far

North Korea-Russia trade drops to zero in January amid mysterious data decline
Author Image Min Chao Choy March 16, 2021
Warship catches ship-to-ship transfer on mission to stop North Korean smuggling

Warship catches ship-to-ship transfer on mission to stop North Korean smuggling

Photos of unflagged tankers lashed together with hoses show North Korea’s economy still running on oil, experts say

Warship catches ship-to-ship transfer on mission to stop North Korean smuggling
Author Image Min Chao Choy March 15, 2021
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