KOREAN BORDER – South Korea has threatened the North with ‘massive retaliation’ for the killing of 2 marines in an artillery barrage.
DMZ, 38th Parallel – An exchange of fire has taken place across the Korean border, the first military clash on land since 2007.
Manager of Strategic Projects, The International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research
Dr. Arabinda Acharya is a Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and Manager Strategic Projects at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research. He is an expert on terrorism and conflict throughout the South Asia region.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Tensions continue to rise on the Korean peninsula in the escalating crisis over a suspected torpedo attack on a South Korean warship in March.
Professor of International Relations, University of Queensland
Roland Bleiker is Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland, Brisbane. He is a former Swiss diplomat. He is a specialist on issues of conflict and reconciliation in divided societies, particularly focusing on Korea.