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Bridge of No Return

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38th Parallel
the line of demarcation between North and South Korea, established in 1945, originally based on the line of latitude. It is the basis for the current Military Demarcation Line (DML).
Antagonize
the act of provoking a person or country to react in a generally aggressive manner
Appeasement
to make or preserve peace with a nation, group, or person by giving in to their demands
Armistice
a ceasefire agreement that is meant to be temporary to allow warring parties to negotiate a final end to conflict
Artillery
large caliber weapons, such as cannons, used to fire projectiles at an enemy
Asymmetry
unequal or unbalanced; a state that exists when the sides to a shape or relationship are unequal
Asymmetrical relationship
when one side(s) holds more power than the other side(s)
Cadre
a group of people, such as military personnel, specifically trained to carry out a mission.
Ceremonial
a formal event that may include rituals and or symbolic images.
Commensurate
a measure of something that is equal or comparable to something else
Concessions
something that is given up during negotiations
Deployed
to move troops into positions in anticipation of conflict
Deterrence
a show of strength or threat of some sort that causes another party to reconsider their actions
Elicit
to provoke or bring about a response from someone
Facade
a false appearance, typically meant to deceive another
Feigned madness
a tactic used by a party to create the impression it is mentally ill, usually employed as a means to deceive
Foe
an enemy or adversary
Instability
the quality of not being stable, balanced, or predictable; exhibiting a tendency toward unpredictable behavior
Paul Bunyan
a legendary lumberjack and folk hero from North American literature
Propaganda
the intentional spreading of information in support of a cause or effort; the information does not have to be true
Provocation
an act or speech intended to elicit a response or reaction by another party
Rogue regime
a government or nation that may act in a relatively unconventional manner, usually with aggression toward others involved when it is to its advantage
Sorties
missions that move military forces into enemy territory in an attack
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