December 2nd, 2013
08:47 PM ET

The North Korean playbook for American detainees

Two Americans are currently being detained in North Korea: Kenneth Bae, who was arrested in November 2012 and convicted of "hostile acts" against the government, and 85-year-old Korean war vet Merrill Newman, who was detained in October.

U.S. 'deeply concerned' about citizens held in North Korea, including Newman

After North Korea's state media released a video showing what they called Newman's "apology," U.S. government officials say they are "deeply concerned" about the two men.

What is North Korea's plans for the hostages?

OutFront: Gordon Chang, Author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World'

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