The 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice agreement comes at a moment in history during which strife between North Korea and the United States is palpable on the world stage.
While remembrances of those killed or wounded in action during often are somber across America, armistice anniversary celebrations under way in Korea strike a very different tone.
The country is marking the milestone anniversary with a massive celebration today for a holiday it calls "Victory Day" - even though the two sides only signed a truce and have yet to negotiate a peace treaty.
Dr. Keith J. Lepak, associate professor at Youngstown State University, says a peace treaty was never really a realistic option.
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