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Project Sandstone Report 5: Kaohsiung Cowboys: The Taiwanese Network Facilitating North Korea’s Illicit Activities

James Byrne, Joe Byrne, Hamish Macdonald and Gary Somerville
Other Publications, 12 December 2019
Project Sandstone, North Korea, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy, Global Security Issues
This report provides a network analysis of North Korea's oil smuggling networks.

The fifth in the series published under RUSI’s Project Sandstone, this report highlights the importance of Taiwan to North Korea's oil smuggling networks.

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James Byrne
Research Fellow

James Byrne is a Research Fellow at RUSI’s Proliferation and Nuclear Policy programme. His research interests include North Korea’s... read more

Joe Byrne
Research Analyst

Joe Byrne is a Research Analyst at RUSI’s Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Team. His research interests include Open Source... read more

Hamish Macdonald
Associate Fellow

Hamish Macdonald is a journalist and researcher who has focused uniquely on North Ko-rea related topics and affairs.

He was... read more

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