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North and South Korea: best of enemies

As the North and South Korean leaders hold an historic summit, read Jean H Lee on the thawing relations between the two countries—and how young southerners could ensure Pyongyang is kept out in the cold

By Jean H Lee   May 2018

Team Korea—the combined north and south ice hockey team—prepare to face Sweden at the Winter Olympics

It sounded like a brilliant idea. What better way to send a message of unity at the 2018 Winter Olympics, held in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang, than to field a joint women’s hockey team made up of Korean athletes from both sides of the demilitarised zone (DMZ)?

Fielding a joint team at the Olympics has been a goal for both Koreas since their first sporting experiment in 1991, a North-South women’s table…

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