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Mosul Rivalries and Pyongyang Assassins: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

The highlights from seven days of reading about the world
Source: Alaa Al-Marjani / Reuters

Adam Rawnsley | “But long before Pyongyang began lighting off ballistic missiles and churning out nuclear warheads, the Kim dynasty has been facing down assassination threats, both real and imagined. From the days of Japanese colonialism in the 1930s through the turbulent end of communist

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