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13 June 2017

Episode 1457

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We discuss today’s testimony of US attorney general Jeff Sessions to the Senate Intelligence Committee, ask whether Europe is making a comeback following the election of Emmanuel Macron and the UK’s former ambassador to North Korea explains the curious visit of Dennis Rodman to the Hermit Kingdom. Plus: we meet the author of ‘The New Koreans’ and ask why media outlet ‘Breitbart’ is facing trouble.

13 June 2017

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Chapter 1

Why is Dennis Rodman in North Korea?

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A US student imprisoned in North Korea has been freed but is reportedly in a coma. The announcement coincides with former NBA player Dennis Rodman’s third visit to Pyongyang. The former UK ambassador to North Korea explains.

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