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What Americans Get Wrong About North Korea

Daniel Hautzinger

Bruce Cumings, a historian of modern Korea who often bucks conventional wisdom on North Korea, explains the U.S.'s role in North Korea's nuclearization, digs into how the dictatorship has lasted 70 years, and expresses cautious optimism about the future of U.S.-North Korea relations.
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