Kim Jong Un

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Here’s something to look forward to as we attempt to distract ourselves from the fact that COVID-19 is still very much our reality: Reading the contents of pen pals President Trump and Kim Jong Un’s letters to one another.

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Why The Koreas Won’t Achieve Peace As Long As Kim Jong Un Is In Power
The North Korean leader is more worldly than his father and has indicated he wants to modernize his country, but Kim Jong Un is ultimately a dictator unwilling to jeopardize his family dynasty.
on April 21, 2016 in New York City.
speaks onstage at IGNITION: Future of Media at Time Warner Center on November 29, 2017 in New York City.
HANOI, VIETNAM - FEBRUARY 28: A handout photo of U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) during their second summit meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel on February 28, 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. U.S President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un abruptly cut short their two-day summit in Vietnam as talks broke down and both leaders failed to reach an agreement on nuclear disarmament. Trump said in a press conference on Thursday that the United States was unwilling to lift all sanctions and no plans had been made for a third summit. (Photo by Vietnam News Agency/Handout/Getty Images)
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