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12-21-2014, 07:24 AM
Reaction to North Korean cyberattack sets 'dangerous precedent,' Rep. Justin Amash says

By Andrew Krietz
on December 18, 2014 at 2:25 PM,

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — As foreign policy dominates national headlines in recent days, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash shares his take on the most pressing issues.

Amash, R-Cascade Township, said the decision not to show a movie because a dictator doesn't like it "sets a very dangerous precedent." A U.S. official recently announced the North Korean government is behind the Sony Pictures cyberattack, which led to the release of once-private employee emails.

Officials conclude the attack was motivated just prior to the planned showing of "The Interview," featuring journalists who assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

The congressman also praised a change in U.S. relations with Cuba, calling for more opportunities for the Cuban people to strengthen the relationship.

Read on for questions and answers with the congressman:

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