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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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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President-elect Joe Biden said on the campaign trail that he hopes to have a close relationship with his vice president.

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