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Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Bill Richardson: Both Sides Won in Clinton's Trip to North Korea
Here's former Gov. Bill Richardson's take on former President Bill Clinton's trip to North Korea to secure the release of American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling. His main point is that the United States got a lessening of tensions between the two countries, as well as the freedom of the two journalists. North Korea got what it can call international stature in hosting a former American president on its soil.