by Elizabeth Grenier

On Wednesday, soldiers from North and South Korea made several peaceful crossings into each other’s territory for the first time since the countries were divided. The soldiers were inspecting the dismantlement of 22 guard posts — 11 from both countries — inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), the buffer zone between both countries, which, contrary to its name, is the world’s most heavily fortified border…

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