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Dictator's Road Trip

Fifty years ago, President Eisenhower strategized that the best way to deal with misbehavior by Nikita Khrushchev was to invite the eccentric Soviet leader to wander around the United States. It worked. Sort of. Peter Carlson tells the tale.

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Article | Kim Jong Il, the eccentric and unpredictable North Korean dictator, has been misbehaving lately -- firing his missiles, testing his nukes, jailing American journalists and scaring the hell out of everyone by suggesting that he will appoint his 26-year-old son, Kim Jong Un, to succeed him .

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