North Korea Goes to the Olympics

What is the real reason for the temporary reconciliation of the two Koreas? The entire world was surprised to see North Korea's policy reversal toward its southern neighbor. Kim Jong-un suddenly changed his traditionally hostile rhetoric to calls for peace and cooperation. North and South Korea have already agreed to participate together at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and form a joint women's hockey team. While the office of South Korean president Moon Jae-in considers the agreements reached as a significant breakthrough in the process of normalization of relations with its northern neighbor, the South Korean people’s mood cannot be called enthusiastic. "We understand that many citizens who were worried about the North Korean missile tests, feel bewildered because of a sudden change in mood," the office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in stated. However, such words cannot convince the majority of South Korean...(Read Full Article)

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