January 22, 2012 12:06 AM

C.W. Gusewelle | We can’t ignore the suffering in North Korea

In this time of economic distress at home, the idea of a humanitarian handout to so antagonistic a mendicant country will not be universally popular. But the obligation is clear. Millions of North Koreans cannot be allowed to suffer and perish as punishment for a crisis not of their own making — the result of having been wickedly and incompetently ruled.

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