3Novices:How North Korea’s hostage playbook backfired with Otto Warmbier

North Korea has a well-thumbed playbook for detained American citizens who are valuable diplomatic bargaining chips for the regime, but the case of Otto Warmbier, flown home in a coma this week, is a glaring exception.
The script is simple and familiar: arrest an American, hold a show trial ending with a lengthy jail term, release them in exchange for a high-profile visit – Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton have both helped free detainees in the past – which is used for domestic…
June 16, 2017 at 04:09PM
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