November 30, 2022

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Why China’s Party Congress is unlikely to deter North Korea from missile tests
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Why China’s Party Congress is unlikely to deter North Korea from missile tests

Launches could disrupt benefactor’s big moment, but Beijing appears to be taking Pyongyang’s side on drills over US

Why China’s Party Congress is unlikely to deter North Korea from missile tests
James Fretwell
James Fretwell October 14, 2022
South Korea announces first unilateral sanctions on North Korea in five years

South Korea announces first unilateral sanctions on North Korea in five years

New designations on over 30 persons and organizations are response to DPRK’s recent missile ‘provocations,’ Seoul says

South Korea announces first unilateral sanctions on North Korea in five years
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 14, 2022
Seoul’s new sanctions on North Korea change little but set stage for next steps
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Seoul’s new sanctions on North Korea change little but set stage for next steps

South Korea has array of options to up ante if DPRK conducts nuclear test, though it risks feeding cycle of escalation

Seoul’s new sanctions on North Korea change little but set stage for next steps
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 14, 2022
US flight regulator says North Korean missiles pose ‘safety hazard’ to planes

US flight regulator says North Korean missiles pose ‘safety hazard’ to planes

Federal Aviation Administration criticizes launch over Japan as experts warn of risks from test failures

US flight regulator says North Korean missiles pose ‘safety hazard’ to planes
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer October 13, 2022
North Korea backs Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory at UN

North Korea backs Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory at UN

DPRK one of five countries to vote against resolution calling for Moscow to reverse course on ‘illegal’ seizure

North Korea backs Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory at UN
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer October 13, 2022
New US national security plan makes little mention of North Korea issues

New US national security plan makes little mention of North Korea issues

Expert says lack of attention reflects pessimism about denuclearization, despite US pledge of ‘sustained diplomacy’

New US national security plan makes little mention of North Korea issues
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca October 13, 2022
North Korean ambassador denounces US nuclear umbrella as ‘blackmail’

North Korean ambassador denounces US nuclear umbrella as ‘blackmail’

Kim Song’s remarks at UN come as conservative lawmakers broach possibility of Seoul arming itself with nuclear weapons

North Korean ambassador denounces US nuclear umbrella as ‘blackmail’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 12, 2022
North Korea cancels meeting with EU diplomatic service: Sources

North Korea cancels meeting with EU diplomatic service: Sources

Withdrawal by DPRK Embassy in Berlin comes after Brussels condemned Pyongyang’s ‘illegal’ missile test over Japan

North Korea cancels meeting with EU diplomatic service: Sources
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 12, 2022
China’s economic slowdown bodes ill for North Korea and denuclearization efforts
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China’s economic slowdown bodes ill for North Korea and denuclearization efforts

Reduced consumer demand and increased risk aversion likely to impact DPRK sectors ranging from coal exports to tourism

China’s economic slowdown bodes ill for North Korea and denuclearization efforts
Peter Ward
Peter Ward October 12, 2022
Why the US should focus less on Iran and more on North Korea nuclear threat

Why the US should focus less on Iran and more on North Korea nuclear threat

How Washington handles adversaries like Iran, Cuba and Venezuela sends message to Pyongyang and world about its motives

Why the US should focus less on Iran and more on North Korea nuclear threat
Rob York
Rob York October 12, 2022
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