The South Korean government has asked a group to postpone lighting Christmas Trees along the North-South border, as North Koreans mourn the death of their leader, Kim Jong Il. But Seoul hasn't stopped from sending leaflets denouncing Pyongyang.
As American and North Korean officials try to return to nuclear disarmament talks, South Korean officials are using online video and entertainment to try to convince their young people reunification with North Korea is important.
According to David Sanger, senior American officials were recently stunned to see that North Korea is far more advanced in its nuclear ambitions than anticipated. Sanger discusses whether this news changes our view of dangerous enemies.
South Korea has threatened military strikes after an attack by the North killed two South Korean soldiers and set off one of the worst clashes between the two sides in decades. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
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