December 05, 2020

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Robert R. King

Ambassador Robert R. King served as Special Envoy for North Korea Human Rights Issues at the U.S. Department of State, serving from November 2009 to January 2017. He is currently Senior Advisor to the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

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Unlike Trump, Biden will appoint an envoy for North Korean human rights

Trump never appointed an envoy, but Biden likely will. The question is when he’ll do it, given all the distractions.

Robert R. King November 13, 2020

Why U.S. moves to block NGO travel to N. Korea are counterproductive - and wrong

Humanitarian aid cannot be used as an arm of maximum pressure

Robert R. King October 14, 2018