Hold the WHO accountable for embracing North Korea

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Former President Donald Trump congratulated Kim Jong Un earlier this month after North Korea joined the Executive Board of the World Health Organization. Nikki Haley, Trump’s rival for the GOP nomination and former envoy to the United Nations, responded, “Kim Jong Un is a thug…I don’t think we should ever congratulate dictators.” Yet elevating the world’s most repressive dictatorships is standard practice at the WHO, where Syria also serves on the Executive Board and Russia just completed a three-year term. Instead of taking this all in stride, it is time for Congress to leverage the power of the purse to...