Don Kirk

The Atlantic

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Global Editor for The Atlantic; former Seoul correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor and author of Korea Betrayed:Kim Dae Jung and Sunshine

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South Korean lawmakers have voted to impeach Park Geun-hye.

The scandalous impeachment of South Korea’s first female president

South Korean lawmakers have voted to impeach Park Geun-hye.

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In Seoul, South Korea today, Secretary of State John Kerry said the US will never accept North Korea as a nuclear power and would stand by our bilateral security agreement to "defend…

Kerry Says World Will Not Accept North Korea as Nuclear Power

In Seoul, South Korea today, Secretary of State John Kerry said the US will never accept North Korea as a nuclear power and would stand by our bilateral security agreement to "defend…

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Bill Clinton tried to establish relations with Kim Jong Il. George W. Bush called that “appeasement,” and made North Korea part of his “axis of evil.”

The Sudden Death of Kim Jong Il

Bill Clinton tried to establish relations with Kim Jong Il. George W. Bush called that “appeasement,” and made North Korea part of his “axis of evil.”

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Voting early, in person, by mail, or a dropbox are overseen by registrars. These officials are facing lies and conspiracies about voter fraud, plus safety threats.

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The birth rate is the lowest it’s been in U.S. history. Meanwhile, climate change is a growing reason why Gen Zers and millennials are not having kids.

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