Tag - DMZ

Saving Private King: N Korea not responding to US attempts


Seoul, South Korea: North Korea wasn’t responding Thursday to U.S. attempts to discuss the American soldier who bolted across the heavily armed border and whose prospects for a quick release are unclear at a time of high military tensions and inactive communication channels. Pvt. Travis King, who was supposed to have been heading to Fort...

American soldier’s dash into North Korea leaves family members wondering why


Kenosha, Wis.: Family members of the U.S. Army private who sprinted across the border into North Korea said Wednesday that he may have felt overwhelmed as he faced legal troubles and his possible looming discharge from the military. Relatives described Pvt. Travis King, 23, as a quiet loner who did not drink or smoke and enjoyed reading...

VP Harris slams North Korea missile test, visits DMZ


Seoul, South Korea: Vice President Kamala Harris capped her five-day trip to Asia with a stop at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone dividing the Korean Peninsula as she tries to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to the security of its Asian allies. The visit on Thursday came on the heels of North Korea’s latest missile launches...