In This Episode
Tommy talks with NewYorker.com executive editor David Rohde about the way Trump is handling – and showcasing – hostage negotiations as President. Rohde was held hostage by the Taliban for over seven months until he escaped in 2009.
- Rohde: Why Did Donald Trump Welcome American Prisoners Home on Live TV?
- New York Times: Trump Grappling With Risks of Proceeding With North Korea Meeting
- Washington Post: Who’s to blame for the hiccup in North Korea talks? South Koreans say Bolton.
- The Atlantic: What the North Koreans Told Me About Their Plans
- Vox: Why Trump’s North Korea summit is going off the rails, explained by an expert
- Washington Post: A brief recent history of political prisoners and hostages
- New York Times: Trump Says Obama Administration Failed to Free Three American Hostages Held in North Korea
- Rohde: A More Radical Way for Trump to Confront Pakistan
- Rohde: Is Trump Helping to Free American Hostages Worldwide?
- Rohde: Angry Former Spy Chiefs, Anxiety, and Discord Over Trump at a Security Forum
- Rohde: 7 Months, 10 Days in Captivity
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