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UN panel names North Korean who tried smuggling fighter jet parts to Pyongyang

UN panel names North Korean who tried smuggling fighter jet parts to Pyongyang

Records indicate trade representative may have served as diplomat in Moscow prior to weapons deal

UN panel names North Korean who tried smuggling fighter jet parts to Pyongyang
Author Image Min Chao Choy March 10, 2021
North Korean delegation taps China for help on key chemical projects

North Korean delegation taps China for help on key chemical projects

A celebrated North Korean businessman met with government and company leaders in Tongchuan, China

North Korean delegation taps China for help on key chemical projects
Author Image Colin Zwirko March 5, 2021
Panel investigates North Korean weapon used in Mogadishu attack on UN compound

Panel investigates North Korean weapon used in Mogadishu attack on UN compound

Unreleased United Nations report traces mortar in Somalia to DPRK, describes weapons trade across Africa

Panel investigates North Korean weapon used in Mogadishu attack on UN compound
Author Image Min Chao Choy March 3, 2021
North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author Image NK Pro March 3, 2021
Timeline: From Washington’s foreign policy moves to South Korea’s leaky border

Timeline: From Washington’s foreign policy moves to South Korea’s leaky border

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Feb. 1 - Feb. 28

Timeline: From Washington’s foreign policy moves to South Korea’s leaky border
Author Image NK Pro March 2, 2021
Thousands of North Koreans left Russia in 2020 while new visas dropped by 52%

Thousands of North Koreans left Russia in 2020 while new visas dropped by 52%

New government data suggests that 14,000 North Koreans left Russia last year while about 1,800 entered the country

Thousands of North Koreans left Russia in 2020 while new visas dropped by 52%
Author Image Min Chao Choy March 1, 2021
Japan’s back in the North Korea game, but it faces nearly impossible challenges

Japan’s back in the North Korea game, but it faces nearly impossible challenges

North Korea’s long-range nuclear threat could overshadow Japan’s other security priorities

Japan’s back in the North Korea game, but it faces nearly impossible challenges
Author Image James Fretwell February 23, 2021
North Korea is boldly flouting sanctions with ships full of illegal fuel

North Korea is boldly flouting sanctions with ships full of illegal fuel

A draft U.N. report suggests that North Korean ships are disguising themselves with greater sophistication

North Korea is boldly flouting sanctions with ships full of illegal fuel
Author Image Min Chao Choy February 18, 2021
UN declares fuel conversion rate that can help squeeze North Korean nuke program

UN declares fuel conversion rate that can help squeeze North Korean nuke program

The new conversion rates end confusion over how much fuel China and Russia are officially exporting to the DPRK

UN declares fuel conversion rate that can help squeeze North Korean nuke program
Author Image Min Chao Choy February 17, 2021
North Korean businesses thrived in Africa despite the pressure of UN sanctions

North Korean businesses thrived in Africa despite the pressure of UN sanctions

A draft U.N. Panel of Experts report suggests North Koreans were working in Senegal and the Democratic Republic of Congo

North Korean businesses thrived in Africa despite the pressure of UN sanctions
Author Image Min Chao Choy February 12, 2021
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