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One Free Korea Has Editorial In Washington Post Advocating for Increased Financial Sanctions On North Korea

» by February 24th, 2014 at 8:45 pm » Comments (6)

A ROK Drop favorite One Free Korea's Joshua Stanton has an editorial in the Washington with Sung-Yoon Lee who is a professor at Tuft's University that I recommend everyone read.  ...more »

Did Dennis Rodman Violate UN Sanctions On North Korea?

» by January 25th, 2014 at 9:10 pm » Comments (15)

It is pretty obvious that Rodman violated the UN sanctions on North Korea, so it will be interesting to see if the US government does anything about it: Dennis Rodman was ...more »

The Differences In Sanctions Between North Korea and Iran

» by November 27th, 2013 at 8:21 pm » Comments (2)

When I first read about the Iran nuclear deal the first thing that came to mind was how similar this was to the 2007 nuclear deal with North Korea where ...more »

Should Ships Caught Hauling Illicit North Korean Cargo Be Seized?

» by October 19th, 2013 at 8:56 am » Comments (7)

Via a reader tip comes news that the North Koreans that were detained for weapons smuggling in Panama may soon be going home with their ship: The North Korean crew and ...more »

China Says It Will Enforce International Sanctions On North Korea

» by September 25th, 2013 at 3:10 am » Comments (1)

Does anyone think the Chinese will actually enforce this? A list of goods banned for export to North Korea signals China's commitment to enforcing international sanctions and is in no way ...more »

Sanctions Reportedly Hinder Aid Groups In North Korea

» by May 29th, 2013 at 10:43 pm » Comments (3)

Reading this article it appears that the aid groups can work around the sanctions and are complaining that moving money is not as convenient which also means it is not ...more »

North Korea Offers To Begin Talks If UN Sanctions Are Dropped

» by April 18th, 2013 at 7:52 am » Comments (7)

It looks like this is all going to play out like I and other that follow North Korea closely thought it would: North Korea offered the United States and South Korea ...more »

Bruce Bechtol Advocates For Increased Treasury Department Action Against North Korea

» by March 8th, 2013 at 8:58 am » Comments (2)

There is definitely a growing chorus of people wanting the US government to get tough on North Korea and in particular to target their cash flow: WASHINGTON, March 7 (Yonhap) -- ...more »

UN To Impose New Sanctions On North Korea, But Will They Be Effective?

» by March 6th, 2013 at 2:20 am » Comments (25)

I guess we will see if the latest round of sanctions has any impact on North Korea's ambitions to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs: The United States and China ...more »

How the North Koreans Move Their Money To Avoid Sanctions and What To Do About It

» by February 16th, 2013 at 6:57 am » Comments (10)

Going after North Korea's cash flow that supports the life style of the regime inner circle is how the international community can influence the behavior of North Korea.  However, as ...more »

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