Asia Pacific Why South Korea is throwing 10,000 Choco Pies at the DPRK

North Korean defectors and South Korean activists sent balloons full of the chocolate treats over North Korea Weds.

By , Staff Writer

Ahn Young-joon/AP

Despite years of international sanctions, North Korea hasn’t budged in unlocking the doors to its closed economy. But one possible tool for wedging open the recluse nation may be a popular chocolate treat.