North Korea Successfully Launched Its Military Spy Satellite. What Now?
By Nah Liang Tuang
North Korea’s successful launch of a spy satellite will necessitate active counter-measures from the United States and its allies.
North Korea Confirms Lengthy Quarantines Outside Nampho in 2022
By Leo Byrne
A new report inadvertently sheds light on the extent of North Korea’s COVID-19 quarantine measures – and their impact on its sanctions evasion efforts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
How North Korea Skirts Sanctions at Sea
By Cameron Trainer
As sanctions tighten, North Korea’s efforts at evasion intensify.
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.
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.