June 1, 2016 Lisa Collins and Victor Cha—
The Department of the Treasury’s Notice of Finding published on June 2, 2016 designates North Korea for the first time as a jurisdiction of “primary money laundering concern” under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act... Treasury Designates North Korea Under Section 311 The Department of the Treasury's Notice of Finding…
May 27, 2016 Beyond Parallel—
To critically test this proposition, Beyond Parallel gathered data on the relationship between the United States-Republic of Korea (ROK) military exercises and North Korean provocations. The scope of our qualitative study was the past 12 years of annual U.S.-ROK spring military exercises (2005–2016).
May 17, 2016 Andy Lim—
Ri Yong-ho is the new Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). He also became an alternate member of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) Political Bureau when the 7th Congress of the WPK was held in May 2016.
April 22, 2016 Beyond Parallel—
Dandong, China, remains the epicenter of cross-border economic transactions between China and North Korea, where regular boat, railway, and road traffic is witnessed... Imagery Suggests Downtick in Chinese-North Korean Economic Interaction since January 2016 Nuclear Test. Dandong, China,…
April 8, 2016 Beyond Parallel—
How Much Do We Know About Unification? Beyond Parallel is creating the first-ever database of expert assessments that try to quantify how much we know about unification. While it has become commonplace to say that there are many “unknowns” and “dangers” associated with Korean unification, these variables have never been…