China-DPRK High Level Visits Since 1953

Foreign Affairs
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, by To examine the closeness of the China-North Korea relationship, Beyond Parallel created an original dataset of all high-level visits between the two countries from 1953 to the present. “High-level visit” is defined as a meeting between Chinese and North Korean officials at the level of the Minister of Foreign Affairs…

Empowering North Koreans as Part of Trump’s North Korea Policy

Analysis, Foreign Affairs, Governance, Human Rights
, by President Trump’s North Korea policy must include considerations about empowering the North Korean people... Commentary on Beyond Parallel’s “A View Inside North Korea”   The outgoing Obama administration advised Donald Trump to consider North Korea’s growing nuclear threat as his number one foreign policy priority. Despite Trump’s campaign talking…