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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, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy, North Korea, 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
Senior Research Fellow

James Byrne is a Senior Research Fellow at RUSI’s Proliferation and Nuclear Policy programme.

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Joe Byrne
Research Analyst

Joe Byrne is a Research Analyst at RUSI’s Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Team.

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Hamish Macdonald
Associate Fellow

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

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