With reports and speculation running rampant on the whereabouts and health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, "Korea-watchers" are grappling with how to get to the bottom of what's really going on. more
North and South Korea share sixty years of hostility, warfare, and bloodshed. However, despite that relatively recent history, the people on the Korean peninsula share over a thousand years of a common culture, language, and family ties. more
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