How Eccentric Dennis Rodman Was Welcomed Home in Pyongyang

Basketball diplomacy follows an abandoned 2009 Eric Clapton visit, showing the important role of Kim family personal interests
February 28th, 2013
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Today Dennis Rodman made world news by meeting with the North Korean leader to watch a basketball game together, marking the first time an American visiting the DPRK had personally met with Kim Jong Un. After their meeting Rodman said, “Although relations between the two countries are regrettable, personally I am a friend of Marshal

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Nate Thayer

Nate Thayer is an award winning investigative journalist with 25 years of experience in Asia, specializing in conflict, intelligence, security, transnational crime. He has a noted expertise on Cambodia and a current focus on North Korea.

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