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North Korea’s illicit activities in Africa remain pervasive, UN report shows
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North Korea’s illicit activities in Africa remain pervasive, UN report shows

PoE report details ongoing evasion, as well as some implementation achievements

North Korea’s illicit activities in Africa remain pervasive, UN report shows
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald February 7, 2018
Seized N. Korean ammunition was headed to Egyptian ballistic missile producer: PoE
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Seized N. Korean ammunition was headed to Egyptian ballistic missile producer: PoE

UN Panel of Experts highlights group's "long-standing relationship" with the DPRK

Seized N. Korean ammunition was headed to Egyptian ballistic missile producer: PoE
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 6, 2018
N. Korea using lessons learned from weapon smuggling to transport coal: PoE
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N. Korea using lessons learned from weapon smuggling to transport coal: PoE

Leaked report says Pyongyang continued to make millions from restricted commodities in 2017

N. Korea using lessons learned from weapon smuggling to transport coal: PoE
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 6, 2018
Singaporean companies investigated for N. Korea luxury goods, financial sanctions: UN Report
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Singaporean companies investigated for N. Korea luxury goods, financial sanctions: UN Report

UN Panel Report seen by NK Pro recommends two OCN affiliates for sanctions designation

Singaporean companies investigated for N. Korea luxury goods, financial sanctions: UN Report
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich February 5, 2018
Data overload? North Korea sanctions enforcement in China

Data overload? North Korea sanctions enforcement in China

Measures linked to Xi Jinping's ongoing consolidation of power are much more likely to succeed

Data overload? North Korea sanctions enforcement in China
Adam Cathcart
Adam Cathcart January 31, 2018
UNSC sanctions won’t change Kim Jong Un’s strategic calculus: ROK expert

UNSC sanctions won’t change Kim Jong Un’s strategic calculus: ROK expert

Gyeongsang National University's Park Jong-chol says the DPRK economy remains adaptive

UNSC sanctions won’t change Kim Jong Un’s strategic calculus: ROK expert
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji January 26, 2018
‘Unrealistically high expectations’ surround N.Korea sanctions: former UN expert

‘Unrealistically high expectations’ surround N.Korea sanctions: former UN expert

"We need to be realistically mindful about what we can expect from the use of sanctions"

‘Unrealistically high expectations’ surround N.Korea sanctions: former UN expert
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 24, 2018
Dandong company involved in coal, North Korean labor, and shipping clothes to U.S.: investigation
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Dandong company involved in coal, North Korean labor, and shipping clothes to U.S.: investigation

Research finds a large Chinese company at the heart of international network

Dandong company involved in coal, North Korean labor, and shipping clothes to U.S.: investigation
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne January 15, 2018
The View from Jingshan: China reacts to inter-Korean dialogue, maritime interdictions
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The View from Jingshan: China reacts to inter-Korean dialogue, maritime interdictions

DPRK-ROK talks were cited as proof that Beijing's strategy is working, but the issue of sanctions looms large

The View from Jingshan: China reacts to inter-Korean dialogue, maritime interdictions
John Petrushka
John Petrushka January 11, 2018
Ahead of UNSC ban, North Korea earns USD$36 million from textile exports
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Ahead of UNSC ban, North Korea earns USD$36 million from textile exports

November saw shipments fall to lower levels than previous months, however

Ahead of UNSC ban, North Korea earns USD$36 million from textile exports
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne January 10, 2018