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May 21, 2010 11:43 AM

Commentary: Korean War hasn't really ended

The sinking of a ship is traditionally considered an act of war. That undoubtedly makes perfect sense to the North Korean dictatorship headed by Kim Jong-il: It never signed a peace treaty after the Korean War and still considers itself the rightful government of South Korea. These are people who know how to hold a grudge. The Cheonan's sinking should remind all of us that the 60-year-old conflict on the Korean Peninsula remains unsettled.

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