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New Dataset: China-DPRK High Level Visits Since 1953

March 17th, 2017
To examine the China-North Korea relationship, Beyond Parallel created a dataset of high-level visits between the two countries from 1953 to the present.

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March Missiles: Predicting North Korea’s Next Provocation

March 9th, 2017
Predata’s North Korea WMD overview signal captured a notable spike in conversations just two days prior to North Korea’s March 6 missile launches.

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Living History with Ambassador Christopher Hill

March 8th, 2017
Ambassador Christopher Hill reflects on his personal experience as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and head of the U.S. delegation to the Six Party Talks from 2005 to 2009.

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A Solid Move Towards DPRK Second Strike Capability

February 22nd, 2017
With its latest missile test, DPRK is sending the message that it is moving towards a domestically-produced survivable second strike capability, something that would contribute towards a credible North Korean deterrent against its neighbors and opponents.

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Living History with Sonja Biserko

February 15th, 2017
In this oral history, Ms. Sonja Biserko discusses her experience in gathering evidence and writing the legacy of the commission activities; and her perspective on the future of human rights in North Korea.

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

February 13th, 2017
President Trump’s North Korea policy must include considerations about empowering the North Korean people.

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Countering the North Korean Threat: New Steps in U.S. Policy

February 8th, 2017
A Testimony by Victor Cha before the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee on February 7, 2017.

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Refugees, Internal Displacement, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula

February 2nd, 2017
Refugees, and the fate of civilians in general, are critical to planning in case of dramatic political instability in North Korea.

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Changing DPRK Demands Customized Approach to Freedom of Information Advocacy

January 19th, 2017
North Koreans are gaining greater access to uncensored information.

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Information and Its Consequences in North Korea

January 12th, 2017
Information control is one of a significant list of the terrible human rights abuses by the North Korean regime, as it seeks to control the mind, expression, and thoughts of the citizens as a tool of repression.

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