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Kim Jong-pil: Spymaster, kingmaker, exile, last of ‘3 Kims’ passes

Kim Jong-pil, one of the most legendary figures in South Korea’s tumultuous modern politics, passed away on Saturday from age-related complications. He was 92. His death marks the end of an era in Korean politics. Kim, also known as “JP” after his initials, was one of the “three Kims” – central political players in the epic […]