Korean Peninsula

Cloud in the sun

Print edition : May 03, 2013

Soldiers of the Korean People's Army training at an undisclosed place in North Korea. Photo: AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in discussion with officers at an operation meeting at the Supreme Command. Photo: AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS

North Korean workers at a shoe factory run by South Koreans in Kaesong, North Korea. A 2007 picture. Photo: Lee Jin-man/REUTERS

Park Geun Hye, South Korea's president. Her opponent campaigned on a restart of the “the sunshine policy”. Photo: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

U.S. soldiers at a military training field in the border city of Yeoncheon, north-east of Seoul. Photo: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP

A protest in Seoul against the annual joint military exercises between South Korea and the U.S. Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor takes off from the Osan U.S. air base in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, on April 3, during the joint exercises. Photo: Bae Jung-hyun/AP

The Korean peninsula is on the boil again following North Korea’s nuclear test earlier this year and the month-long, unusually threatening U.S.-South Korean military exercises.
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