Olympics Opening Ceremony

International Games — Political Spectacle

Dangerous times. The world watches as athletes from North and South Korea march together and, in the background, threats of war form a counterpoint to beginnings of talks, glimpses of an ‘off ramp’ from war —





Something undeniably profound about the event … North and South Korea marching under the same flag, an electrifying moment that came at the end of the Parade of Athletes


Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit: South Korea / Reuters