October 29, 2020
South Korea’s Supreme Court Upholds 17-Year Jail Term for Ex-President Lee
By Associated Press
Lee Myung-bak was convicted of taking bribes before and during his presidency.
April 14, 2018
Park, Lee and the Plight of Korean Presidents
By Clint Work
Why have all of South Korea's recent leaders been embroiled in corruption scandals?
March 26, 2018
Lee Myung-bak: Between Justice and Political Retribution in South Korea
By Hyunmin Michael Kang
Another former president has been arrested in South Korea.
March 23, 2018
The Impact of Lee Myung-bak’s Alleged Corruption on South Korea’s Security
By Ahn Seul Ki and Son Daekwon
The former South Korean president has been accused of corruption, which has some serious security implications.
November 03, 2017
South Korea Goes From One Presidential Scandal to Another
By Justin Fendos
Renewed scrutiny into the scandals of Lee Myung-bak could mean another South Korean ex-president facing jail time.