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Gold Smuggling North Korean Diplomat Provides Glimpse at Criminal Empire

Shut off from the global financial system and under heavy sanctions, North Korea operates a vast system of illicit enterprise, ferrying precious metals, drugs, and weapons around the world. 760 more words

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North Korea On Miles: I Can, But Should I?

Yep, I’m doing it.

Ok, at least thinking about it………..But what, exactly, is it?

North Korea.

Yes, there.

In light of Kim Jong-Trill’s son’s… 1,087 more words

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Benjamin Netanyahu is Wrong about Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave his long-anticipated speech before congress on Iran. If you’re interested, here’s the transcript. Netanyahu argues that the deal the Obama administration is trying to work out with Iran would endanger the security of Israel and the United States.  1,758 more words

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Longform's Picks of the Week

Every weekend, Longform highlights its favorite international articles of the week. For daily picks of new and classic nonfiction, check out Longform or follow @longform… 1,107 more words

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Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police on Friday investigated the motive of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, as questions turned to whether security was neglected. 993 more words

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it’s a work in progress so the flow is a little weird

On March 4, 2015, Mark Lippert, the U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, was sitting at the head table, exchanging name cards. 603 more words

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