Travis King, an Army Private Second Class, was released by North Korea today after running across the border from South Korea in July. The release is rare, but so were the circumstances of his apparent defection. Host Carolyn Beeler talks with Jenny Town of 38 North, a publication from the Stimson Center think tank that focuses on North Korea.
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