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Throughout history, Korea has been at times a buffer state, at times a bridgehead -- the proverbial minnow between whales.
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Korea's Place in History

Jan 16, 2018 | 08:00 GMT

Squeezed between larger powers, the divided nation will continue to serve as a regional buffer as it tries to secure greater latitude from the allies each side depends on for security.

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