Lee Myung-bak

September 10, 2019

GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’

By Brian Kim
A tale of political revenge?

August 02, 2019

South Korea’s Africa Outreach

By R. Maxwell Bone and Matthew Minsoo Kim
Tracing South Korea’s approach to the continent under 4 presidents.
October 12, 2018

The South Korean Presidency Isn’t Cursed. It Just Needs to Be Reformed.

By Kyle Ferrier
Unless changes are made, Lee Myung-bak won't the the last South Korean president to go to jail for corruption.

August 31, 2018

Social Media Manipulation of Public Opinion in Korean Elections

By Dylan Stent
KBS recently began publishing articles describing how South Korea political parties have manipulated public opinion with social media.

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.

March 01, 2018

Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE

By June Park and Ali Ahmad
The hidden military pact was meant to seal the UAE-ROK nuclear power plant deal.

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.

September 15, 2017

Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting

By Hyunmin Michael Kang
Accusations of political bias run rampant, with two broadcasting unions going on strike.

July 11, 2016

When 'Sunshine' Ruled on the Korean Peninsula

By Felix Abt
Remembering a period of unprecedented cooperation between the two Koreas, despite being technically still at war.
January 30, 2015

Lee Myung-bak: North Korea Sought Inter-Korea Summit Meeting 5 Times

By Tae-jun Kang
In a new book, South Korea's former president goes into detail on inter-Korean relations during his time in office.

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