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North Korea Apparently Training for Cross-DMZ Ambushes

» by July 9th, 2014 at 3:34 am » Comments (6)

It looks like the North Koreans are continuing to train for a future provocation strategy: North Korean soldiers have crossed the inter-Korean armistice line into South Korea five times this year ...more »

Is the Obama Administration Trying To Deny US Troops the Use of Land Mines?

» by June 22nd, 2014 at 8:35 pm » Comments (8)

Here is news that the Obama administration is considering signing a land mine treaty that could have repercussions for the Korean DMZ: President Obama, according to the Wall Street Journal, "plans ...more »

North Korea Official Makes Threat Over Construction of Panmunjom Watchtower

» by May 27th, 2014 at 9:10 pm » Comments (6)

Here is another example of North Korea coming up with an excuse to make headlines to remind everyone they are still here and a threat: North Korea on Tuesday warned that ...more »

Picture of the Day: Korean DMZ Tourist Train

» by May 7th, 2014 at 1:45 pm » Comments (3)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] A special tourist train carrying sightseers from Seoul Station in Seoul to border areas near the Demilitarized Zone is in service on May 6, 2014. Launched ...more »

Vice President to Visit JSA

» by December 3rd, 2013 at 3:30 am » Comments (10)

Look who will be making a visit to Panmunjom later this week: Biden will visit the DMZ Saturday following a ceremony honoring U.S. troops who died during the Korean War, which ...more »

Tweet of the Day: New Zealand Couple to Cross DMZ

» by August 16th, 2013 at 3:46 pm » Comments (2)

New Zealand couple to cross DMZ on inter-Korean motorbike tour http://t.co/inzFPRbUku @nknewsorg— James Pearson (@pearswick) August 16, 2013 more »

North Korea Fails To Check DMZ Mailbox For 18 Years

» by July 23rd, 2013 at 9:56 pm » Comments (2)

Here is an interesting story about a mailbox that the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) maintains to communicate with the North Koreans: Every Tuesday morning an international armistice monitoring group on ...more »

South Koreans play game of “Let’s see if I can get everything I own in or on my car” while evacuating from North Korea

» by April 28th, 2013 at 5:39 pm » Comments (13)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="634"] Piled high: South Korean vehicles were overloaded with finished products from North Korea's Kaesong industrial complexA group of 175 South Koreans have been withdrawn from a ...more »

SKorea demands talks with NKorea on closed factory

» by April 24th, 2013 at 10:23 pm » Comments (10)

The South Koreans have historically been susceptible to the whims of the norK regime during various cooperation schemes. It appears the ROK's feel they are about to be burned again. ...more »

DMZ Flashpoints Archive

» by January 18th, 2013 at 6:01 pm » Comments (9)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="240"] A picture of a bullet riddled US Army truck after being attacked by North Korean commandos in 1968.[/caption] This is a collection of articles from my ongoing ...more »

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