Why Are North And South Korea Divided?

“When whales fight, the shrimp’s back is broken”

For centuries, North and South Korea remained unified and peacefully coexisted due to a shared culture, language, and national identity. Yet, for most of the 20th century, the two Koreas emerged as rivals with an intense level of contempt for each other. With the end of the Second World War, the two Koreas were split…



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