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Why I Decline ‘North Korean Defector’ Interview Requests

Media outlets constantly make use of the 'miserable North Korean defector' narrative. The current media frenzy surrounding the inter-Korean summit is no different. But journalists should exercise more sensitivity and respect, writes one defector.

North Korea Summit and the Elephant in the Room

South Korea's summit with North Korea is happening in less than a week. It's seen as an important stepping stone for Kim Jong-un's expected meeting with Donald Trump sometime in May. What does North Korea want? What are some unspoken issues?

North Korea Summit 101

For those of you who haven't been following the news, Kim Jong-un has been coming out of the Peninsula. Recently he met China's Xi Jinping. Next on his platter are the presidents of South Korea and the U.S. Here is our introduction about the basics of what is happening. 

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