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Reunions Won't Lead to a Breakthrough for Koreas

Andrew Kwon | Posted 11.03.2015 | World
Andrew Kwon

When the first reunion was organized in 2000, it was a diplomatic milestone symbolizing the end of a long chill between North and South Korea, reaffirming their commitment to reunification. Today, the status quo has evolved so much that the political potency of reunions has all but dissipated.

The Bizarre North Korean Axe Murders

ADST | Posted 08.10.2015 | World
ADST

Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered officia...

Knives Are Out for Those Who Challenge Militarization of the Korean Peninsula

Ann Wright | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women
Ann Wright

When we began our project, we knew the landmines in the DMZ would be nothing compared to the explosions of anger from those who oppose any contact with North Korea. No surprise that the knives have been attempting to slice away at the remarkable worldwide publicity our trip to both North and South Korea created.

Biden To Visit Zone Between North, South Korea

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is preparing to visit the Demilitarized Zone, the heavily armed border between South Korea and North Kore...

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...