Two Americans captured by the North Koreans and about to be put on "trial" prompted this nugget from a news story:
"The rumor was that they are being housed at one of the guest villas," said Han S. Park, a University of Georgia expert who was visiting North Korea as part of a private U.S. delegation after the women were captured. Park told CNN International that the North Koreans scoffed at any suggestion that the Americans were receiving harsh treatment. "They laughed. 'We are not Guantanamo.' That's what they said," Park said.
We may want to "move forward". But those in the wider world - the tyrants and the persecuted - keep seeing what's behind us. And until we face and cauterize it, they always will.
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