I had the opportunity to share my thoughts with CNN.com’s Blogger Bunch on the release of the two U.S. journalists in North Korea.

CNN.com Interview on North Korea

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I recently blogged about UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s annoucement that he is willing to visit North Korea in an attempt to ease tensions on TPMCafe. You can read my thoughts here.

I had the opportunity to speak with the Associated Press this afternoon about the diplomatic significance of former President Clinton’s visit to North Korea and its broader implications for U.S.-North Korea relations.

I spoke with Christian Science Monitor reporter, Howard LaFranchi, today about why former President Clinton was best suited to secure the release of the two journalists in North Korea. For North Korea, his visit signaled a broader symbolic gesture that could influence future relations between North Korea and the United States.

You can read the full story on the paper’s site at: http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0805/p02s04-usfp.html

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