Thanks to the fortuitous opportunity afforded by the Winter Olympics being hosted in South Korea in February, direct contact and talks across the De-Militarised Zone
have generated sufficient goodwill for the regime of Kim Jung-un to offer talks.
The guarantor-states virtually divided the territory into several parts, one of which east of Abul-Duhur air-base A was to become a de-militarised zone
A group of us hired a taxi and we spent the day driving around the city, eating in local restaurants away from the tourist areas, looking at palaces, and then drove up to the de-militarised zone
Houghton Street was one of the first to become traffic-free, the yellow peril was extended and I know that one day I will be parking in a de-militarised zone
sandwiched between Liverpool and Bootle for the long trek to the office.
And soon after the US told the weapons inspectors to leave Iraq, a convoy of UN vehicles, believed to be carrying observers from the de-militarised zone
, was seen driving south, away from the Iraqi border town of Umm Qasr, towards Kuwait C i t y.
In the World Cup, we were given the option of playing golf one day or visiting the De-Militarised Zone
on the border between North and South Korea.
Radio commentary of this afternoon's match will be blared across the de-militarised zone
which still separates the two countries using giant loudspeakers.
This extraordinary prospect seems to have come about by the very fact that the Winter Olympics are now underway in the Taebaek Mountain town of Pyeongchang in South Korea, with the North sending a team across the De-Militarised Zone
to compete as a unified Korea in some disciplines.
There he gets involved in a high speed hovercraft chase across a minefield in the de-militarised zone
separating North and South Korea which is as exciting as any previous Bond chase.
Becky and members of her family have already travelled to the de-militarised zone
to meet rebel leaders and talk to them about the situation.
The regime north of the De-Militarised Zone
(DMZ) views these as a provocation and a very real existential threat to its people.
But as a fellow writer who is of a similar age to me once said, the de-militarised zone
(DMZ) at times feels like the ocean.