Jumin Lee is a Korean trial attorney and former Air Force officer based in Los Angeles. His bilingual thoughts about Korea and other things can be followed at @oldtype.
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South Korean leader’s UN speech misses chance to specify values that guide policy, settling for platitudes about freedom
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