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Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

“Unjust” sanctions: North Korea’s legal claims against the Security Council
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“Unjust” sanctions: North Korea’s legal claims against the Security Council

Can they be? Who decides? And how strong is the DPRK’s claim?

“Unjust” sanctions: North Korea’s legal claims against the Security Council
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb November 27, 2017
Unpacking North Korea’s claims that UNSC sanctions are “illegal”
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Unpacking North Korea’s claims that UNSC sanctions are “illegal”

Can they be? Who decides? And how strong are the DPRK’s arguments?

Unpacking North Korea’s claims that UNSC sanctions are “illegal”
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb November 23, 2017
What OFAC’s new sanctions mean for North Korean shipping
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What OFAC’s new sanctions mean for North Korean shipping

New measures hint at wider evasion, though effectiveness is unclear

What OFAC’s new sanctions mean for North Korean shipping
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 23, 2017
As new sanctions bite, they’ll hurt North Korea’s few entrepreneurs

As new sanctions bite, they’ll hurt North Korea’s few entrepreneurs

Resolution 2375 represents a major blow to the DPRK's private sector

As new sanctions bite, they’ll hurt North Korea’s few entrepreneurs
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 22, 2017
North Korea relisted as a state sponsor of terrorism: what happens now?

North Korea relisted as a state sponsor of terrorism: what happens now?

Experts assess the impact of the Trump administration's long-awaited relisting

North Korea relisted as a state sponsor of terrorism: what happens now?
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji | Oliver Hotham November 21, 2017
North Korea-linked ship owned by weapon smuggler arrives at Chinese coal port
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North Korea-linked ship owned by weapon smuggler arrives at Chinese coal port

The vessel's owner previously claimed he had imported North Korean iron and coal: PoE

North Korea-linked ship owned by weapon smuggler arrives at Chinese coal port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 21, 2017
Stepping up pressure: how China sees North Korea

Stepping up pressure: how China sees North Korea

The Stimson Center's Yun Sun says the U.S. must make a case rooted in Beijing's interests

Stepping up pressure: how China sees North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 20, 2017
Why Beijing is changing its tune on North Korea

Why Beijing is changing its tune on North Korea

China increasingly wants sanctions and pressure - but on its own terms

Why Beijing is changing its tune on North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 19, 2017
Foreign companies continue involvement in North Korean shipping
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Foreign companies continue involvement in North Korean shipping

Companies are mainly based in mainland China and Hong Kong, often tied to existing sanctions evasion networks

Foreign companies continue involvement in North Korean shipping
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 17, 2017
China still spending millions on North Korean iron products, data shows
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China still spending millions on North Korean iron products, data shows

DPRK exported ferro-silicon worth over USD$2 million to China in September, despite tougher UN restrictions

China still spending millions on North Korean iron products, data shows
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 16, 2017