December 05, 2023

What awaits US soldier Travis King in North Korean detention

Pyongyang subjects detainees to grueling interrogations, and a few tragic cases show that not everyone escapes unscathed

The U.S. has expressed concern in recent days about how North Korea may be treating Travis King, the American soldier who illegally crossed the border into the country last week.

And with Washington apparently unable to make contact with Pyongyang, and DPRK state media yet to even acknowledge the incident, it’s anyone’s guess as to King’s well-being.