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Filmmaker says he’s still sitting on evidence of North Korean weapons deals

Filmmaker says he’s still sitting on evidence of North Korean weapons deals

“The Mole” depicted shady DPRK dealings, but the U.N. allegedly hasn’t seen extra evidence gathered by the filmmaker

Filmmaker says he’s still sitting on evidence of North Korean weapons deals
Author Image Chad O'Carroll February 11, 2021
North Korea imported up to eight times its legal fuel limit in 2020: UN report

North Korea imported up to eight times its legal fuel limit in 2020: UN report

Illicit fuel imports similar in scale to 2019, but coal exports dropped sharply after July's COVID-19 restrictions

North Korea imported up to eight times its legal fuel limit in 2020: UN report
Author Image Chad O'Carroll February 10, 2021
Australian man pleads guilty after trying to sell missiles for North Korea

Australian man pleads guilty after trying to sell missiles for North Korea

Chan Han Choi pleaded guilty to two counts of violating U.N. and Australian sanctions against the DPRK

Australian man pleads guilty after trying to sell missiles for North Korea
Author Image Min Chao Choy February 10, 2021
Korean-Australian faces court for alleged North Korea arms deals

Korean-Australian faces court for alleged North Korea arms deals

Naturalized Australian citizen pled not guilty during first hearing after arrest more than three years ago

Korean-Australian faces court for alleged North Korea arms deals
Author Image Min Chao Choy February 8, 2021
North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

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

North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author Image NK Pro February 3, 2021
North Korea moves to complete new oil terminal despite UN cap on fuel imports

North Korea moves to complete new oil terminal despite UN cap on fuel imports

Rapid construction of three storage tanks and support buildings at Nampho port finished in 2020, satellite images show

North Korea moves to complete new oil terminal despite UN cap on fuel imports
Author Image Joseph Byrne| Min Chao Choy February 2, 2021
US to spend $4 million on projects targeting North Korean weapons trade

US to spend $4 million on projects targeting North Korean weapons trade

U.S. State Department also announced $4 million grant for illicit WMD and ballistic missiles nonproliferation in general

US to spend $4 million on projects targeting North Korean weapons trade
Author Image Jeongmin Kim February 1, 2021
US hits North Korean official and Chinese firms with non-proliferation measures

US hits North Korean official and Chinese firms with non-proliferation measures

The State Department’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation last targeted a DPRK individual in 2016

US hits North Korean official and Chinese firms with non-proliferation measures
Author Image Min Chao Choy January 25, 2021
China, Russia finally agree with UN on conversion rate for North Korean fuel cap

China, Russia finally agree with UN on conversion rate for North Korean fuel cap

The U.N. sanctions committee will now be able to more accurately monitor how much fuel is going into the DPRK

China, Russia finally agree with UN on conversion rate for North Korean fuel cap
Author Image Min Chao Choy January 22, 2021
Chinese ships in North Korea drop by 30% after years of rampant, illegal fishing

Chinese ships in North Korea drop by 30% after years of rampant, illegal fishing

U.N. sanctions didn’t stop Chinese ships from plucking North Korean squid, but a new report suggests that COVID-19 did

Chinese ships in North Korea drop by 30% after years of rampant, illegal fishing
Author Image Min Chao Choy January 21, 2021
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