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Pompeo returning with 3 Americans detained in N Korea

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Sincerity, goodwill, magnanimity and generosity. Nice one, KJU.

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I think that Kim (aka Little Rocket Man) is simply doing everything he has to do to get the USA and Trump out of the picture.

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Will the left give Trump or his administration any credit for this at all?

No, of course not.

But that's okay. South Korea's government, including its president, has clearly voiced how instrumental Trump has been in all of this rapid improvement in North/South relations, and in US/NK relations.

If the left is too childish and immature to acknowledge it, oh well. Par for the course for most of that crowd, given their visceral hatred for the president.

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3 people that nobody in the World cares about except their families are released, planet keeps revolving with only a minuscule percentage of humanity even aware of this happening.

-10 ( +6 / -16 )

I think Trump has to get some credit for this. I honestly don't believe Hilary would have been so quick to de-escalate tensions with NK. Whether it's a wise move or not remains to be seen, but at least these 3 will be grateful to be going home alive.

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Welcome home, Americans.

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3 people that nobody in the World cares about except their families are released, planet keeps revolving with only a minuscule percentage of humanity even aware of this happening.

They are merely political pawns but leave behind more than 500 detained or abducted South Korean.

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Still winning.

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Now, if the US can show some goodwill by closing down its various torture facilites around the world, that would be even better.

And of course, the DPRK could close down its gulags. Goes without saying.

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All three are called Kim, according to the J news! Mr. Kim, Mr. Kim and Mr. Kim. Let’s hope they are more grateful than the folks he got the Chinese to free last year, and that none of these Kims turn around and go straight back to DPRK in another attempt to spread religion there.

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Some useful background information on them here: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44056972

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I do not know much about these three, Generally, I do not pay much attention to Americans who go to North Korea. Though I am a bit torn. On the one hand, I feel for anyone who wants to return to the country of their roots to try to make things better for their former countrymen and fellow human beings. On the other hand, by going to North Korea as Americans, they chose to submit not only themselves to arbitrary stupidity and bullying terror-tactics, but also their adopted country as well.

That is to say, they cause problems to America, and American interests. It is not in American interests to rescue American citizens in foreign lands to whose stupid laws they've chosen to place themselves under and, because they are Americans, have exposed the US.

These three men are being used as pawns by the Kim v 3.0 in the chess match we know as the cluster f*ck of the divided Korea, which goes back to 1945. And I think, what does Kim gain from this?

And I remember how the US, Japan, and South Korea are on one side of the conflict, and North Korea, China and Russia are on the other....

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give credit where credit is due! But again the liberal media/fake news especially CNN won’t report this but instead will put Stormy first! Anyway, glad to see them come home. President Trump got all Americans freed from NK and what did Obama do?? Hahahh..damn nothing!! Will go down as the weakest President in history!

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and what did Obama do

two of the three hostages were detained on Trump's watch

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Welcome home, Americans! Thank Trump!

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Glad to have them home.

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two of the three hostages were detained on Trump's watch

> true...so President Trump got his own and Obama’s. Still winning!!

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MarkToday  01:48 am JST give credit where credit is due! But again the liberal media/fake news especially CNN won’t report this but instead will put Stormy first! Anyway, glad to see them come home. President Trump got all Americans freed from NK and what did Obama do?? Hahahh..damn nothing!! Will go down as the weakest President in history!

Seriously? At least 10 hostages were freed under Obama and I don't remember him blaming their captivity on his predecessor.

It's great that these people were released and I'm willing to give Trump whatever credit he deserves for it. However, it"s pathetic and ridiculous the way his supporters seem to be devoid of reality/facts and always wanting to bash Hillary, who lost and Obama, who is no longer President. Surely Trump and his supporters will go down as the worst winners of all time. Would it kill you lot to show a little graciousness, just once in a while?

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Going to a hostile country to spread the word of the bible always will land one on trouble.

When this popped up as a special bulletin last night I told my spouse the pawns in chess here are becoming important.

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Seriously? At least 10 hostages were freed under Obama and I don't remember him blaming their captivity on his predecessor.

Yeah who can forget when he traded 5 high ranking Taliban prisoners for a deserter who got himself captured... Bet he wishes he could blame that one on a predecessor...

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so feel trump should be credited for this but we all know he most likely had no knowledge of them being held( he doesn’t like people who get captured:-/)

We all know it was most likely Mattis or someone who thinks,and KIM is not a fool, he most likely has ulterior motives.

but yea go ahead and get the peace prize ready for trump, this should negate all the rest of his ignorant and absurd political gaffes and scandals right :-/

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Good stuff on the release, but this shouldn’t have really even been up for discussion. Now that there are no hostages remaining, America can go all out on their demands on NK

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