North and South Korean Nuclear Breakthrough?
The U.S.-Mexican border is one of the few in the world where the First World coexists uneasily alongside the Third World.
A second is the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea, but unlike the Rio Grande, the DMZ is nuclear. Unlike any other frontier in the world, North Korea, an economic basket case by any measure, has nuclear weapons, while prosperous South Korea operates 21 nuclear power stations which provide approximately 40 percent of the country’s electricity.
In a brief glimmer of good news, the chief nuclear negotiators of South and North Korea will meet in Beijing next week, with the