Reporting on Korea for @starsandstripes. Former AP news editor in Baghdad, Cairo and Sweden. Knight-Wallace Fellow ’15. Fluent in Russian.

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I have been a correspondent and senior editor with more than 20 years of experience in some of the biggest stories in the Middle East, South Asia, Europe. That includes on-the-ground reports for The Associated Press from Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Egypt. I had the honor of doing a Knight-Wallac...

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Nov 21, 2017

RT @starsandstripes: Video released by UN Command shows North Korean defector's dash across the border at the JSA last week. More:…

Nov 21, 2017

United Nations Command releases video showing NKorean soldier's defection under fire; says the North violated armistice

Nov 21, 2017

USFK releasing footage of North Korean defector's escape live on YTN. 

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