Each leader needs to come out of the summit able to demonstrate to an anxious public that the relationship between the two countries is advancing the nation's economic interests.
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Rather than waiting patiently for reunification to take place through negotiations, the South Korean Lee Myoung-bak administration wants to accelerate the process, by force if necessary.
On a chilly spring evening late last March, a South Korean naval ship called the Cheonan was conducting routine exercises in waters just off the coast...
It is not a good policy to "internationalize" bi-lateral border disputes or "militarize" the vicinities of other nation's territorial waters.
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