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Understanding North Korea’s Fuel Smuggling Networks in East Asia

How does North Korea keep fueling its military and other needs?

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Understanding North Korea’s Fuel Smuggling Networks in East Asia
Credit: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP

The Diplomat’s Asia Geopolitics podcast host Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) speaks to Lucas Kuo of C4ADS and Joseph Byrne of the Royal United Services Institute about North Korean maritime fuel smuggling activities. Kuo and Byrne are among the authors of a recent report on North Korea’s illicit fuel smuggling networks.

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