Skip to comments.North Korea: We've detained another American
Posted on 06/05/2014 9:43:23 PM PDT by PaulCruz2016
North Korea announced Friday that it has detained a U.S. citizen who it says entered the country as a tourist in April and broke the law.
The North's state-run Korean Central News Agency reported that authorities are investigating the man, who it said "carried out acts that were inappropriate for a tourist."
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Americans are not authorized to visit the DPRK, so what is going on here? And do they want $5 million and five prisoners, like the people who returned Sergeant Bergdahl?
“broke the law”
did he take a wrong turn in Pyongyang and find out half the side streets aren’t even paved?
did he accidently see a homeless person sleeping in public when the government minders weren’t watching?
did he point out that the potemkin restaurant he was taken to had no other patrons?
We can trade Dennis Rodman for him.
Perfect opportunity for 0 to empty Gitmo of ALL the detainees to get this American back!
Americans visit all the time. Dennis Rodman for instance, although from another planet qualifies as an “American” and that veteran they arrested for.... being a veteran....
How do you say “keep him” in hangul?
Kim Un will want 5 ICBMs for the next prisoner exchange.
Kim Jong Wackjob playing “monkey see, monkey do”.
He sees it work for the Taliban, so why not him?
Rodman is a famous black athlete, he knows Obama and Holder won’t touch him.
Kim Jong Un will not be overshadowed by the VA scandal or the rescue of a deserter and trade of high ranking enemy combatants.
My Hangul will get me fed, watered and a couple of other things, but after that?
We are not talking about be detained in a country like Iran, Laos, or some other nation that is dangerous, but still open. Anyone stupid enough to travel to North Korea deserves anything that happens to them.
Actually, I am pretty sure he will be. The NBA finals definitely keep it off the first few pages. It might be a on line news brief in some papers.
The story is sorta funny and tragic at the same time. Who in their right mind would “tour” North Korea? Has the State Department released any policy briefs regarding said tourism and the potential consequences of being “detained”? Too many questions.
I have been there.
Granted I was in the JSA conference building.
But, I stepped over into NK.
Have you seen the “Vice Guide to North Korea”
It shows how government minders keep tourists in line
A future bargaining chip.
It’s always that left turn at Albuquerque.
He may have been kidnapped out of Chinese territory or even out of Japan. It has happened before.
How many gitmo detainees?
There are about 146 or so
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
Who do the Norks want. Maybe Obama will go upside their heads. Naw.
The ZerØ effect is starting to bear fruit.
I wonder what miscreants Il Dung will want released in exchange.
We can trade Dennis Rodman for him.
Even the North Koreans have their standards
Can we pay them to take Obama and the big MO?
In 2004, David Sneddon disappeared while hiking in China. But what seemed at first like a tragic accident may be something far more sinister: His family believes he is among the thousands of civilians who have been mysteriously abducted and imprisoned by North Korean agents.
Keep him/her. If you are dumb enough to go there, then your demise only cleans out the gene pool of stupidity. This is a good thing.
Actually you can if you can get a visa from North Korea. The State Department strongly recommends against it, but nothing in U.S. law prohibits it.
You got any terrorists you want released? We’re having a big promotion sale in the US for swapping terrorists.