Adam MountTreasury designates one Russian and one Chinese firm controlled by North Korean IT workers. Associated with the WPK department for ballistic missile programs, the companies have earned millions of dollars. Not really secondary sanctions.
Intercontinental ballistic missiles were absent from a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea’s founding, amid a monthslong detente between Pyongyang and Washington that has appeared precarious at times.
The Pyongyang-Kaesong highway and towns just north of Kaesong have suffered major flood damage after recent storms and subsequent swelling of the Ryesong River, satellite images from Planet Labs reveal. An NK News review of the imagery follows a...
As talks with North Korea have stalled, James Mattis said no decisions have been made yet as to whether the United States will resume large-scale military exercises.
Adam Mount1/2 Confusion and misreporting about Mattis comments today emphasizes a real problem regarding future US-ROK exercises. What Mattis said is that no decision has yet been made to suspend future exercises