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Korea Demilitarized Zone

Why Gloria Steinem, Other Women and I Plan to March to the World's Most Fortified Border

Christine Ahn | Posted 06.08.2015 | World
Christine Ahn

As Gloria Steinem says of the DMZ, "there is no other strip of land more symbolic of long-term division." We hope to cross the DMZ to renew Korean people's hope that the DMZ can and must be crossed to reunify families and to begin to heal the divided peninsula.

North And South Korea Exchange Gunfire Along Border

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 12.19.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in ...

NKorean Nuclear Threats Don't Scare Tourists Away

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 05.14.2013 | World

IMJINGAK, South Korea — Busloads of tourists still show up to gawk at the world's most heavily fortified border, even as governments on both sid...

Korean DMZ: War Zone Or Toursist Trap?

AP | TIM SULLIVAN and FOSTER KLUG | Posted 04.25.2012 | World

PANMUNJOM, Korea -- Soldiers from rival North and South Korea eye one another across a thin strip of no man's land that – just barely – ke...