Rival Koreas Mark Armistice Anniversary in Two Different Ways That Highlight Rising Tensions
By Kim Tong-hyung
North Korea has invited delegations from China and Russia to attend festivities in Pyongyang; meanwhile, the mood is more somber in South Korea.
Reflecting on the Korean Armistice, 70 Years Later
By Shannon Tiezzi
The Korean Peninsula remains divided, but in South Korea at least there are “wide-ranging and serious reflections on the meaning and consequences of the war,” says historian Gregg A. Brazinsky.
War and Truce: The Korean Armistice at 70
By Se Young Jang
Why was the Korean War never permanently ended? Part of the answer is rooted in the role of South Korea in settling this military conflict.
What Would an End-of-War Declaration Mean for the United Nations Command?
By Ki Suh Jung
If the armistice agreement is no longer valid, what would be the UNC’s role, if any, on the Korean Peninsula?
South Korea: United Nations Command, the Bête Noire of Alliance Management
By Anthony W. Holmes
The UNC is the target of deep distrust and sometimes paranoia in South Korea. Why?
The Long Road to the Korean War Armistice
By Adam Yang
Amid talk of a peace treaty, a look back at the arduous negotiation process behind the Korean Armistice Agreement.
A Peace Regime on the Korean Peninsula? Not So Fast
By Clint Work
This is not the first time the two Koreas have mentioned a formal end to the Korean War. It won't be easy.
Australia’s Role in a New Korean War
By Rowan Allport
What role would Australia's military play if a Second Korean War broke out?
The Soviet Korean Who Ended the Forgotten War
By Victoria Kim
The story of General Nam Il's incredible journey from the Russian Far East to North Korea, via Uzbekistan.
North Korea’s Top 5 Threats of 2013
By Dominic Meoli
Looking for insights in the rhetoric offered by Pyongyang over the past year.