June 02, 2023

Take to the skies: North Korea’s role in the mysterious hijacking of KAL YS-11

Pyongyang used the incident to its advantage, though whether it played a direct role remains unclear

The late 1960s is often referred to as the time of the "second Korean War."

Around 1967 Kim Il Sung and his advisers, finally free from the shackles of the Soviet control and encouraged by the example of Vietnam, felt that the South was ripe for a Pyongyang-led revolution.