Moon urges US Move

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Formal Ending Korean War.  Says N Korea willing to abolish all nuke weapons. South Korean President Moon Jae-in yesterday called on the United States to move towards the nuclear-armed North’s demands for a declaration the Korean War is over, as … Read More

How South Koreans Are Reckoning With a Changing American Military Presence

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Media coverage in Seoul of President Donald Trump meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea in June.CreditAhn Young-Joon/Associated Press In late June, Gen. Vincent Brooks, commander of United States Forces Korea, addressed a large uniformed crowd at an outdoor ceremony … Read More

U.S. military takes possession of remains that North Korea says belong to Americans who died in the Korean War

Visitors look at the names of U.S. troops killed in the Korean War at the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul. (Ahn Young-Joon/AP) OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — A U.S. Air Force plane carrying what are thought to be the … Read More

North and South Korea pledge to end war, denuclearize peninsula

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President Moon Jae-in and North Korean President Kim Jong Un meet in the truce village of Panmunjom (Photo by Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images) In a historic summit on Friday, the leaders of North and South Korea vowed to officially … Read More

REPORT: North Korea, South Korea Set To Announce Official End To 64-Year-Long War

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Chung Sung-Jun / Staff / Getty Images Hostilities on the Korean peninsula ended on July 27, 1953, but the war didn’t. On that day, the U.S., North Korea and China signed an armistice agreement designed to “insure a complete cessation … Read More