To cement their fragile detente and lay the groundwork for potential reunification in the distant future, North Korea and South Korea are gradually reducing defenses along the Demilitarized Zone and exploring possibilities for major cross-border infrastructure projects. This graphic maps out the early stages of this effort – and how these initiatives could deepen South Korea’s economic integration with outside players like Russia and China.

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