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To study the relationship between North Korean provocations and South Korean elections, Beyond Parallel created a new database of events... READ MORE


How Much Do We Know About Unification? Beyond Parallel is creating the first-ever database of expert assessments that try to... READ MORE


On May 9, South Koreans go to the polls in a snap presidential election to replace Park Geun-hye, who was... READ MORE

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To examine the closeness of the China-North Korea relationship, Beyond Parallel created an original dataset of all high-level visits between... READ MORE


A Predata-CSIS Beyond Parallel May 12 prediction indicates there is a 69% likelihood of North Korean weapons of mass destruction... READ MORE

Refugees & Migration

Refugees, and the fate of civilians in general, are critical to planning in case of dramatic political instability in North... READ MORE

Foreign Affairs

Negotiating the Six Party Talks and Dealing with North Korea’s Nuclear Program In 2003, the Six Party Talks were launched... READ MORE


Media outlets covering the Korean peninsula routinely report each spring: “tensions set to rise on Korean peninsula as annual war... READ MORE

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About Beyond Parallel

Beyond Parallel is a nonpartisan and authoritative analytic vehicle for delivering greater clarity and understanding to policymakers, strategists, and opinion leaders about Korean unification. The project will address issues that hold strategic significance for unification and functional issues such as economic development, migration, food security, transitional justice, human rights, and health that will be at the heart of how unification is carried out.