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Social Media Manipulation of Public Opinion in Korean Elections
August 31, 2018
Social Media Manipulation of Public Opinion in Korean Elections
KBS recently began publishing articles describing how South Korea political parties have manipulated public opinion with social media.
Social Media Manipulation of Public Opinion in Korean Elections
Park, Lee and the Plight of Korean Presidents
April 14, 2018
Park, Lee and the Plight of Korean Presidents
Why have all of South Korea's recent leaders been embroiled in corruption scandals?
Park, Lee and the Plight of Korean Presidents
Lee Myung-bak: Between Justice and Political Retribution in South Korea
March 26, 2018
Lee Myung-bak: Between Justice and Political Retribution in South Korea
Another former president has been arrested in South Korea.
Lee Myung-bak: Between Justice and Political Retribution in South Korea
The Impact of Lee Myung-bak’s Alleged Corruption on South Korea’s Security
March 23, 2018
The Impact of Lee Myung-bak’s Alleged Corruption on South Korea’s Security
The former South Korean president has been accused of corruption, which has some serious security implications.
The Impact of Lee Myung-bak’s Alleged Corruption on South Korea’s Security
Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE
March 01, 2018
Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE
The hidden military pact was meant to seal the UAE-ROK nuclear power plant deal.
Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE
South Korea Goes From One Presidential Scandal to Another
November 03, 2017
South Korea Goes From One Presidential Scandal to Another
Renewed scrutiny into the scandals of Lee Myung-bak could mean another South Korean ex-president facing jail time.
South Korea Goes From One Presidential Scandal to Another
Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
September 15, 2017
Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
Accusations of political bias run rampant, with two broadcasting unions going on strike.
Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
When 'Sunshine' Ruled on the Korean Peninsula
July 11, 2016
When 'Sunshine' Ruled on the Korean Peninsula
Remembering a period of unprecedented cooperation between the two Koreas, despite being technically still at war.
When 'Sunshine' Ruled on the Korean Peninsula
Lee Myung-bak: North Korea Sought Inter-Korea Summit Meeting 5 Times
January 30, 2015
Lee Myung-bak: North Korea Sought Inter-Korea Summit Meeting 5 Times
In a new book, South Korea's former president goes into detail on inter-Korean relations during his time in office.
Lee Myung-bak: North Korea Sought Inter-Korea Summit Meeting 5 Times
South Korea’s Bumpy Election Year
May 19, 2012
South Korea’s Bumpy Election Year
The surprise poll win by the ruling Saenuri Party has put Park Geun-hye in the driver’s seat for the presidential election. But seven months is a very long time in Korean politics.
South Korea’s Bumpy Election Year
May 06, 2012
South Korea’s New Beef with U.S.
The announcement of a new case of mad cow disease in U.S. beef has sparked protests. But they say as much about mistrust of any ally than about food safety.
South Korea’s New Beef with U.S.
April 22, 2012
Korean Missile-Rattling
South Korea’s unveiling of the Hyunmu-3C cruise missile on April 19 was a big put-down for North Korea.
Korean Missile-Rattling
April 17, 2012
Korea: A Model for Southeast Asia?
South Korea’s accomplishments extend beyond its economic growth. Its political shift from authoritarian rule to a vibrant democracy could be a model for some ASEAN countries.
Korea: A Model for Southeast Asia?
Pendulum Swings in South Korea
April 14, 2012
Pendulum Swings in South Korea
South Korea’s ruling Saenuri Party pulled off a surprise victory in this week’s National Assembly elections. The contest offered some insights into the changing face of politics there.
Pendulum Swings in South Korea
Singh Goes to Seoul
March 22, 2012
Singh Goes to Seoul
As Manmohan Singh prepares to visit South Korea, it’s worth asking why India hasn’t pursued stronger ties.
Singh Goes to Seoul
China’s Next Flashpoint?
March 22, 2012
China’s Next Flashpoint?
A dispute with South Korea over a remote reef has prompted a tense exchange of words between the two countries. There could be more to come.
China’s Next Flashpoint?
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