David Volodzko is an editor at the technology and information company Brightwire. He is the former national editor for the Korea JoongAng Daily (the New York Times affiliate in South Korea), and a former Korea correspondent for the South China Morning Post. His writing on China and Korea has been published in Foreign Policy, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Interpreter and The Diplomat, among others. He is also a former university lecturer of rhetoric and logic and has spent over 15 years in Asia.
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