North Korea is completely isolated politically and geographically," says author Joseph Kim. "So in some ways it’s tempting for us to think of North Koreans as aliens from another Earth. But we are all basically the same people."
Ahead of her February 25 appearance at Asia Society New York, the veteran journalist who reported from South Korea and China discusses potential conflict in the region, North Korean defectors, and the media atmosphere in China.
Appearing on CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” the incoming President of the Asia Society Policy Institute said North Korea’s alleged cyber-attack on Sony Pictures should prompt “a global learning exercise” about cybersecurity.
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