Sung-Yoon Lee

Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington

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Former Associated Press bureau chief in Pyongyang and now a global fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington  

Sung-Yoon Lee is a professor of Korean studies at Tufts University.

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