According to the US Department of Treasury, its Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today sanctioned nine entities, 16 individuals, and six vessels in response to North Korea’s ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and continued violations of United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs). Today’s sanctions target agents of the Kim regime financing… Read More Treasury Sanctions North Korean Overseas Representatives, Shipping Companies, and Chinese Entities Supporting the Kim Regime
The purpose of this text is to propose new sanctions toward North Korea, without sanctioning the North Korean civilian society, which is not responsible for the hazardous policy of Kim Jong-un and affiliated organizations.
Economic sanctions against North Korea face definitely limitations to dissuade the nation from further development of its nuclear program. In spite of sanctions, North Korean authorities continue to lead its aggressive policy.
On August 8th 2017, The Korean People’s Army [KPA] General Staff issued a statement responding to recent UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea’s recent missile tests and the recent public commentary of senior US policymakers.
Since a long time, we can’t remark the presence of O Kuk-ryol to official DPRK events. O Kuk-ryol Born in 1939 in Jilin province, O Kuk-ryol was educated at the prestigious Mangyongdae Revolutionary School in Pyongyang and later enrolled in Kim Il Sung University.
As I said in the past, I even consider that also instead of sanctioning North Korean entities, I think that it may be important to also sanction entities which are cooperating with sanctioned North Korean entities. I also believe that a (at least temporary) closing of the Industrial Complex of Kaesong may soften the situation on… Read More New sanctions against North Korea