CHOE SANG-HUN; Fackler, Martin
April 2013
New York Times Upfront;4/22/2013, Vol. 145 Issue 13, p6
The article focuses on the rising tensions between North Korea and South Korea in 2013. North and South Korea have uneasily coexisted on either side of a tense and heavily fortified "demilitarized zone" (DMZ) ever since the end of the Korean War in 1953. However, actions by the North and its unpredictable leader Kim Jong Un reignited tensions when in March 2013, the North declared the armistice that ended the Korean war repealed.


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