North And South Korea Agree To Hold Talks On Easing Military Tensions

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The rival Koreas took steps today toward reducing their bitter animosity during rare talks at a border village. North Korea agreed today to send athletes to the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month, a symbolic breakthrough after months of escalating tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear program.
The North not only shunned the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul but also tried to disrupt them after talks on co-hosting them fell apart. Do these talks signal real promise?

Guest: Dr. Tina Park

Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect

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