North Korea Nullifies War Truce

    In this March 7, 2013 photo released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed March 8, 2013 by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, uses binoculars to look at the South's territory from an observation post at the military unit on Jangjae islet, located in the southernmost part of the southwestern sector of North Korea's border with South Korea.  Seven years of U.N. sanctions against North Korea have done nothing to derail Pyongyang’s drive for a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States. They may have even bolstered the Kim family by giving their propaganda maestros ammunition to whip up anti-U.S. sentiment and direct attention away from government failures.   (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS) JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION

    KCNA via KNS/AP

    No visit from Dennis Rodman could solve the problems between North and South Korea. South Korea has a heightened sense of anxiety as the U.S. and South Korea conducted joint military drills Monday. Despite increased tensions, no skirmishes have been reported along the border. In a recent poll, two thirds of South Koreans advocated that the country develop its own nuclear arsenal. The new South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, is the daughter of a military strongman who made a name for himself by standing tough against North Korea—and Park’s very election reflects the changing attitudes of the country.

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