South and North Korea Prepare to Discuss an End to the Korean War

South and North Korea Prepare to Discuss an End to the Korean War

This article was originally published in The Nation. In less than 12 hours, the leaders of North and South Korea, Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, will meet at the truce village of Panmunjom for a historic summit that could be the start of ending the Korean War. Leading up to the summit, the US mainstream media chose to seek out the so-called “experts” who have often been wrong about the history of negotiations between North Korea and the United States.

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Korean Americans Join Spring Action to End Wars at Home and Abroad

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