North Korea and Iran are still two countries of concern to the United States.
Despite the release of U.S. journalists captured in North Korea, critics wonder how the move will affect future relations with the country.
Meanwhile, Iran continues to ignore urges from the international community to stop crackdowns on citizens as they protest the re-election or President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
CBN News Senior Reporter George Thomas gave his insight on the state of North Korea and Iran.
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