Korean peninsula

South Korea is updating North Koreans via loudspeaker about the soldier who defected

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on South Korea is updating North Koreans via loudspeaker about the soldier who defected
South Korea has long used loudspeakers along the North Korea border to deliver harsh words against the ruling regime in Pyongyang. Now it’s using them in a new way: to share updates on the soldier who recently made a daring defection to the South. South Korean military officials said yesterday (Nov. 26) that the updates Read More

Trump’s stop in South Korea is a reminder of how little control the nation has over its own fate

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trump’s stop in South Korea is a reminder of how little control the nation has over its own fate
Imagine an agreement whereby, should a war break out, operational control of your country’s military would be assumed by another nation. That’s the deal that South Korea has with the United States in the event of a conflict with North Korea. The arrangement, which traces back to the Korean War in the early 1950s, was Read More