President Donald Trump has won the release of the three American detainees in North Korea.
Trump’s victories in diplomacy against North Korea as the Korean nations prepare to meet for peace talks are piling up. Previously, Trump and Mike Pompeo got Kim Jong Un to shut down his nuclear testing program after his missile test site might have “collapsed,” possibly due to U.S. interference.
The White House has been calling their North Korea strategy a campaign of “maximum pressure,” and the United States is certainly gaining some symbolic wins and also some very real wins now — those poor American detainees and their families can finally return to life, and have been saved from tyranny.
The North Korean dictator imprisons many of his own people in prison camps, and the humanitarian crisis in that country cannot be ignored. Yet for some reason CNN has been running headlines about Kim that strike many as seeming favorable to the regime.
Dennis Rodman, formerly of the Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls, and his friend President Donald Trump have made more progress on the North Korea issue than any recent American leaders.
Here is Dennis Rodman delivering to the North Koreans a copy of Trump’s book “Art of the Deal,” long before the maximum pressure campaign resulted in these recent wins: