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U.S. Envoy’s Mustache Finds Few Fans in South Korea

Jan 16, 2020 - The New York Times
Board and Executive Moves

The facial hair of Ambassador Harry B. Harris Jr., who is Japanese-American, reminds many South Koreans of Japan’s colonial rule.

The facial hair of Ambassador Harry B. Harris Jr., who is Japanese-American, reminds many South Koreans of Japan’s colonial rule.

SEOUL, South Korea — At a time of growing unease in the alliance between the United States and South Korea, a hairy diplomatic issue has surfaced: the American ambassador’s mustache, which has become an object of ridicu...