Talk:Korean Armistice Agreement

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Correct Name for Document[edit]

The page heading describes this as the "Armistice Agreement for the Restoration of the South Korean State (1953)". Indeed, the source http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=85&page=transcript shows this heading as well. However, the document itself does not say anything about "Restoration of the South Korean State". Indeed, the words "restoration" and "South Korean State" do not appear in the document. Also, the words "Bureau of Arms Control" are not part of the document. I note that www.ourdocuments.org says "Transcription courtesy of theFindLaw website." (See: http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=85&page=transcript) In looking at the FindLaw page for the Armistice Agreement (http://news.findlaw.com/wp/docs/korea/kwarmagr072753.html), I see it titled as "TEXT OF THE KOREAN WAR ARMISTICE AGREEMENT". It does not say "for the Restoration of the South Korean State". With these facts in mind, I submit that somehow the NARA people have mis-titled the document on their webpage. (I have emailed them in this regard.) Moreover, since 1. the document itself, and 2. source (FindLaw.com) do not use the words "Restoration ..." or "Bureau of Arms Control" I have deleted them from the document. --Srich32977 (talk) 02:46, 7 November 2010 (UTC) PS: Let me add that Bureau of Arms Control (mentioned in the agreement article before editing) does not list the Armistice Agreement. See: http://www.state.gov/www/global/arms/bureau_ac/treaties_ac.html 02:58, 7 November 2010 (UTC)

Your point is well taken here and makes sense to keep it "Korean [War] Armistice Agreement" rather than what OurDocs.gov has -- though I wouldn't put too much faith in the FindLaw transciption either (it is litered with typos - See 29 & 59(d)(1) off the top of my head). The prior issue actually was more with the sloppy contribution and subsequent noddling with the content/layout than anything else if I remember right. -- George Orwell III (talk) 02:15, 9 November 2010 (UTC)