December 14, 2022
US, South Korea, Japan Seek to Curb North Korea’s Illicit Cyber Activities
By Niniek Karmini and Hyung-jin Kim
After a trilateral meeting, the governments vowed to "double down" on efforts to block Pyongyang's attempts to evade sanctions, including through cybercrime.
April 11, 2022
Sanctioned and Sailing Through Chinese Waters: The Case of the UN-Blacklisted Hoe Ryong
By Leo Byrne
The microcosm of North Korean sanctions enforcement (or the lack thereof) has broader implications for current efforts to sanction Russia.
November 20, 2021
How to Deliver Relief to North Koreans Without Lifting Sanctions
By Aaron Arnold
To address the grim humanitarian situation in North Korea, countries should get smart about implementing sanctions, not lift them.
March 10, 2021
Mun Chol Myong: The First-Ever North Korean Criminal Facing Extradition to the US
By Jason Bartlett and Jason Bartlett
This is a major development not only in sanctions enforcement against illicit North Korean activity abroad.
November 25, 2020
Biden Must Not Give in to North Korea’s Demand for Early Sanctions Relief
By Mathew Ha
Diplomatic success will require better sanctions enforcement, not looser sanctions.
July 31, 2020
Chinese Fishing Near North Korea Is a Symptom of a Bigger Problem
By Jenny Town and Sally Yozell
The Chinese government has been both lenient on North Korea sanctions and reluctant to tackle illegal fishing by its distant water fleet.
January 30, 2020
German Court Rules Against Berlin Hostel at North Korean Embassy
By Associated Press
Judges said city authorities had no choice but to close the hostel as North Korea “represents a threat to world peace.”
September 01, 2019
How North Korea Skirts Sanctions at Sea
By Cameron Trainer
As sanctions tighten, North Korea’s efforts at evasion intensify.
December 07, 2018
Australia Deploys P-8A Poseidon to Japan to Enforce North Korea Sanctions
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Australia will deploy the maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to conduct maritime surveillance to prevent sanctions evasions.
August 07, 2018
Naval Cooperation Highlights Japan-UK 'Global Security Partnership'
By Daniel Hurst
A British warship is helping conduct surveillance designed to enforce UN sanctions on North Korea.
February 01, 2018
Russia's Relationship With North Korea: It's Complicated
By Anthony V. Rinna
Contrary to popular belief, Russia's approach to the Korea crisis is not entirely motivated by bad blood with the U.S.
January 30, 2018
The Missing Piece in the World’s North Korea Strategy
By Neil Bhatiya
Pyongyang abuses the international financial system to fund its proliferation activities -- stopping this ought to be a priority.