TITLE

Sunshine in the DMZ

AUTHOR(S)
Caryl, Christian; Lee, B. J.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);11/19/2007 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 150 Issue 21, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on an October 2007 summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and South Korean President Roh Moo Hyun that has helped establish more trading between the two countries. Particular attention is given to both sides agreeing to support many huge economic projects. Article topics include a historical account of peaceful initiatives from the past, such as the "Sunshine Policy," the monthly wage for South Korean workers, and the effects of opening the demilitarized zone.
ACCESSION #
27595524

 

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