THE Winter Olympics games in the mountainous Pyeongchang region of South Korea are happening in mostly interesting circumstances. The supreme leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un has witnessed the role played by the US in having ruined Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, Syria and Ukraine. According to a confidential report by independent United Nations’ monitors, North Korea had supplied weapons to Syria and Myanmar. Amidst this frightening insights, the Winter Olympics may yet bring renewed hopes of a unified Korea. In reality, optimism about becoming a single nation has shifted since South Korea hosted Summer Olympics in Seoul in 1988.
Source: New Strait Times February 14, 2018 03:33 UTC