South Korea: Wave of Provocation


Outside the official armistice meeting hall in Panmunjom, a bullet-riddled truck and some bloodstained clothing were put on display last week in mute testimony to North Korea's latest truce violations. A band of ten North Korean soldiers had ambushed the truck 1 mile south of the Demilitarized Zone, killing two American and two South Korean soldiers. Before the week was out, the North Koreans had made two more attacks on allied forces at the DMZ, killing two more South Koreans.

The incidents were part of a growing pattern of provocation and violence...

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