February 25, 2024

Foreign Relations

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What UNSCR 2375 means for North Korea’s joint ventures
NK PRO

What UNSCR 2375 means for North Korea’s joint ventures

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

What UNSCR 2375 means for North Korea’s joint ventures
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado September 18, 2017
Another North Korean ship heads to Chinese coal, iron port
NK PRO

Another North Korean ship heads to Chinese coal, iron port

Visit occurred one week after Resolution 2371's implementation date

Another North Korean ship heads to Chinese coal, iron port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 14, 2017
How the U.S.’s North Korea travel ban politicizes humanitarian aid

How the U.S.’s North Korea travel ban politicizes humanitarian aid

The need for State Department approval of aid projects risks undermining NGO independence

How the U.S.’s North Korea travel ban politicizes humanitarian aid
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings September 13, 2017
Resolution 2375: Strongest ever sanctions, or a very small step?
NK PRO

Resolution 2375: Strongest ever sanctions, or a very small step?

New measures will have a rippling effect, but implementation remains a challenge

Resolution 2375: Strongest ever sanctions, or a very small step?
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger September 13, 2017
U.S. State Department says Chinese crude still flowing to North Korea
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U.S. State Department says Chinese crude still flowing to North Korea

Fact sheet says 4 million barrels cross the border each year

U.S. State Department says Chinese crude still flowing to North Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 13, 2017
Why the ROK-U.S. alliance must have an open debate on deploying nuclear weapons

Why the ROK-U.S. alliance must have an open debate on deploying nuclear weapons

Retired South Korean LTG In-Bum Chun weighs in on the growing debate in the South

Why the ROK-U.S. alliance must have an open debate on deploying nuclear weapons
Chun In-bum
Chun In-bum September 10, 2017
Why Russia may use its veto power on new North Korea sanctions

Why Russia may use its veto power on new North Korea sanctions

It may be in the Kremlin's interest to block - or slow - strong new sanctions at the UNSC

Why Russia may use its veto power on new North Korea sanctions
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 10, 2017
The meaning of North Korea’s “Foundation Day”

The meaning of North Korea’s “Foundation Day”

There is no evidence of any great event taking place on September 9

The meaning of North Korea’s “Foundation Day”
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 9, 2017
Washington’s new North Korea policy? “We’ll see”
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Washington’s new North Korea policy? “We’ll see”

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

Washington’s new North Korea policy? “We’ll see”
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado September 8, 2017
The View from Jingshan: China reacts to North Korea’s sixth nuclear test
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The View from Jingshan: China reacts to North Korea’s sixth nuclear test

As public patience with Pyongyang wears thin, government censors get to work

The View from Jingshan: China reacts to North Korea’s sixth nuclear test
John Petrushka
John Petrushka September 8, 2017