History of the Koreas

Published On: Mar 11 2013 02:37:15 PM CDT   Updated On: Feb 20 2014 10:05:35 AM CST

One hundred North Koreans were reunited with their South Korean relatives Thursday after being separated for half a century due to tensions between North and South Korean governments. Take a look at the history of the two Koreas.

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But even as Kim Dae-Jung was trying to make peace with North Korea, other events were going on both on the peninsula and in the greater world. United States President George W. Bush declared North Korea, Iraq and Iran as part of an "axis of evil" in January 2002, a few months after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. North Korea threatened to withdraw from the armistice in 2003 due to the U.S.'s "persistent war moves."

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