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Junior Lt. Colonel Nam Dong Ho speaks to CNN correspondent Will Ripley. Ripley and his team were granted rare access to the DMZ. An estimated three quarters of of North Korea's standing army of more than one million is based near the heavily fortified border, which has been a flashpoint for violence at times.
Junior Lt. Colonel Nam Dong Ho speaks to CNN correspondent Will Ripley. Ripley and his team were granted rare access to the DMZ. An estimated three quarters of of North Korea's standing army of more than one million is based near the heavily fortified border, which has been a flashpoint for violence at times.

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