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Al Jazeera English: Edward Reed Discusses Kim Jong-Il’s Death

December 21, 2011 — A TV broadcast on Al Jazeera English features an interview with Edward Reed, departing country representative for The Asia Foundation in Korea. Reed discusses the potential implications of Kim Jong-Il’s death, such as food aid to North Korea and the tentative US-North Korea agreement on nuclear issues. “In the long run, six months to a year, we’ll see more clearly what the implications of the transition are and how smoothly it goes,” adds Reed. The broadcast aired on December 20, 2011.

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