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Video: Kenneth Bae Sentencing Could Get US Caught in North Korean Propaganda Game




An American citizen in North Korea was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for "committing hostile acts" against Kim Jong Un's regime this week. Kenneth Bae, 44, a Korean-American running a tour business out of China, was arrested in northeastern North Korea in November after leading a group of businessmen there from Yanji, China. The specifics of his alleged crime are unclear.

In the video above, Asia Society's Mike Kulma assesses the situation.