Robert E Kelly
The Olympics are fluff. It's what happens after the Winter Games that matters.
The hype around North Korea’s participation in the Olympics is astonishing. The headlines in the Western media particularly have been remarkably forward in suggesting a major breakthrough is imminent because of an inter-Korean squad and the attendance of the sister of the North Korean leader.
North Korea will participate in the Winter Games, a symbolic shift after months of escalating tensions over Pyongyang’s rapidly advancing nuclear and missile programs.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump expressed hope on Friday that "something good" could come from North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics in South Korea, even after Pyongyang warned it would not "sit...
SEOUL (Reuters) - Seoul's presidential Blue House rejected criticism on Tuesday that next month's Winter Games will be the "Pyongyang Olympics", saying the event will help defuse tensions over North Korea's weapons programs.
North Korea's Olympic representative said Saturday the reclusive nation was "likely to participate" in next month's Winter Games in South Korea, Kyodo news agency reported, in the latest sign of a thaw in tensions on the p...