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Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at his hotel, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday.
Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at his hotel, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday.

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Why release Jeffrey Fowle now?

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Why release Jeffrey Fowle now?

CNN's Paula Hancocks looks at the reasons behind the unexpected diplomatic move.