The Conflict Between North And South Korea During The Korean War

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On August 4th, 2015, two South Korean soldiers were injured by a North Korean landmine, prompting the South for the first time in eleven years to resume anti-North propaganda broadcast via loudspeakers across the border. These conflicts provoked cross-border fire and heated rhetoric, however China and the United States are usually at the ready to ease friction between the North and South. For the past 60 years the flames of the North and South Korean conflict have kept burning ever since the spark of the Korean War. Although a majority of the fire has been extinguished with the 1953 armistice ending the Korean War, the flames of the Korean conflict still live, causing occasional burns and damage between nations. The political influences of the United States significantly affected the conflict between North and South Korea during the Korean War and have continued to affect this conflict for the past 60 years by means of military involvement, oppression of communism, and conflicting interests with other nations. The United States military involvement significantly affected the conflict between North and South Korea during the Korean War and is still affecting this conflict today by means of overall war efforts and nuclear weapons. During the events leading towards the Korean War, the United States had one of the strongest armed forces. The most positive and significant result of the United States military involvement was the signing of the 1953 armistice that ended the…

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