As everyone knows, President Lee Myung Bak has been visiting Southeast Asian countries, including Australia. Today a very perceptive article appeared in The Australian . Entitled "The Peril Brewing in Pyongyang," it began the sentence "No one knows when North Korea will do the almost inevitable and either implode or explode." The article is basically built on a fundamental reality in Korea, that it remains the only nation in the world that was divided because of the aftermath of World War II and the long Cold War. Recommended reading.