🇰🇵 🇰🇷 Nearly 70 years on, what will it take to end the Korean War? | The Stream


For some Americans, the Korean War is considered a “forgotten” conflict. For North Korea, the three years of fighting that killed more than 2 million between 1950 and 1953 remains a constant reminder for vigilance against what Pyongyang sees as US imperialist aggression. Heavy fighting in the Korean War ended in a 1953 armistice agreement, but not a peace treaty.

More than six decades since the armistice, the historic inter-Korean summit held last month at Panmunjom resulted another in a pledge between North and South Korean leaders to officially end the Korean War by the close of this year.

In this episode, we’ll look at the history of the Korean War and the current prospects for ending it. How does the legacy of war shape US-Korea and regional relations today?

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