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Released Documents Show Details of James Dresnok’s Defection to North Korea

» by August 26th, 2014 at 8:52 pm » Comments (11)

The good folks over at continue their great work tracking down source documents from notable events from the history of Korea's Demilitarized Zone.  The latest source documents they have ...more »

Tweet of the Day: No DMZ Visit for Pope

» by August 8th, 2014 at 4:09 pm » Comments (0)

Vatican says pope has no plans to go to DMZ during Korea trip. No meeting planned with North Korean Catholics.— Deborah Ball (@balldeborah) August 7, 2014 more »

Picture of the Day: DMZ March

» by August 3rd, 2014 at 1:37 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] South Korean youths march on a road near the inter-Korean border in Cheolwon, Gangwon Province, on Aug. 1, 2014, amid the sizzling summer heat. They were ...more »

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 »

Tweet of the Day: Tony Abbott at the JSA

» by April 11th, 2014 at 4:32 pm » Comments (2)

North Korean soldiers peer in on Tony Abbott's visit to the DMZ:— NK NEWS (@nknewsorg) April 10, 2014 more »

Is North Korea’s DMZ Bunker Drills A Sign of Impending Provocation?

» by March 27th, 2014 at 7:10 am » Comments (7)

I would be more surprised if the North Koreans were not training for this: North Korea has been conducting military drills with mock-up targets of South Korean front-line ...more »

Picture of the Day: Daeseong-dong Graduation

» by February 19th, 2014 at 1:49 pm » Comments (11)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Four graduates of Daeseong-dong Elementary School enter their graduation ceremony in Daeseong-dong, the only South Korean village in the entire southern portion of the Demilitarized Zone. ...more »

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