Pence was set to meet with North Korean officials during Olympics before last-minute cancellation

The vice president also only stood to cheer for the U.S. athletes when they marched out, staying seated when the North and South entered the Olympic Stadium together under a united Korean flag. The North's state-run Korean Central News Agency unleashed a ...

The Olympics Brought North and South Korea Together. But Hope for a Unified Korea Is 'Withering Away'

... ops and the temporary affection that’s been shown by some quarters of South Korea toward North Korea based on the dictator’s sister or the cheerleading squad or whatever. South Koreans, I think, are looking at this for the most part as a sideshow.

Life in North Korea a horror. Why are we so hesitant to tell the massive Olympic audience about this reality?

And if you wonder why those North Korean cheerleaders stay in such perfect sync, maybe it's because they saw 11 North Korean musicians lashed to the barrels of anti-aircraft guns which were fired one by one before a crowd of 10,000 spectators. "The ...