May 22, 2024
Opinion

Peace through neutrality: Unification through a non-aligned Korea

"Neutralization" of the peninsula could end the decades-long division of the peninsula

Koreans wish to achieve Korean unification as a long-term goal, but many obstacles hinder the unification process: from hardline policies coming from Seoul and Pyongyang to the ebb and flow of international geopolitics.

The ROK and the DPRK have insisted on their preferred unification formulae: Seoul cannot accept Pyongyang’s Democratic Federal Republic of Koryo (DFRK) formula, while Pyongyang cannot accept Seoul’s Korean National Community (KNC) formula.

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