The death of #OttoWarmbier

It isn’t often that Salon gets something right, but this time, they did: This might be America’s biggest idiot frat boy: Meet the UVa student who thought he could pull a prank in North Korea Coerced into an international crime, perhaps as a secret-society prank. Great move, Otto Frederick Warmbier By Brendan Gauthier | Wednesday, …

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Do not allow thug nations to use American hostages as bargaining chips

There was, as usual, a contentious bit of debate between Marie Harf and the conservative panelists on Fox News Outnumbered show this afternoon. Miss Harf, who was part of the negotiations concerning a prisoner exchange with Iran during the nuclear agreement talks, claimed that the Iranians presented a huge list of prisoners they wanted released, …

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Marie Harf gets #Outnumbered

From Fox News: ‘That’s Obama Propaganda’: McCain, Harf Battle Over ‘Success’ of Iran Deal April 20, 2017 | 12:47 PM EDT On “Outnumbered” today, Meghan McCain and Marie Harf got into a testy exchange while discussing the Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with Iran. McCain agreed with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s assessment that the Iran …

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There’s no threat quite like an empty threat

From The Wall Street Journal: Pence Warns North Korea Not to Test Trump In visit to demilitarized zone, Pence calls U.S. alliance with South Korea ironclad By Jonathan Cheng | April 17, 2017 3:26 a.m. ET SEOUL—U.S. Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea not to test President Donald Trump, calling the recent American military …

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