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Barbara Demick is Beijing bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times and has been interviewing North Koreans about their lives since 2001, when she moved to Seoul to report for the Los Angeles Times. Her reporting on North Korea won the Overseas Press Club award for
Allen Lynch is Professor at the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he teaches international relations and Russian studies. He has served as the Director of Research at the University’s Center for International Studies, Director of the
Dr. Zhang Xiaotong is the Executive Director of Wuhan University Centre for Economic Diplomacy, and Associate Professor of the School of Political Science and Public Administration at Wuhan University. He previously worked at the U.S. Desk of China’s Ministry of Commerce
Professor Michael C. Davis is a core founding member of both the Article 23 and 45 concern groups, and has served as an adviser to such Hong Kong based groups as International Chamber of Commerce, the Asian Human Rights Commission,
Raffaello Pantucci is a Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), a London based think tank where his work looks at, among other things, China‘s relations to the West. His work has been featured in pubications like