April 19, 2021

Why North Korea won’t admit it started the Korean War, 67 years after armistice

It's the 67th anniversary of the Korean War armistice, but Pyongyang still claims it repelled an invasion from the South

Everyday North Koreans know July 27 as the Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War. But to the rest of the world, it’s the day the Korean War Armistice Agreement was signed in 1953, putting years of bloody battle on hold for decades to come.

Perhaps by no surprise, the official North Korean narrative of the “Great Fatherland Liberation War” is far from the truth.