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South Korean Conservatives: What Now?
March 01, 2019

South Korean Conservatives: What Now?

By Steven Denney
Can South Korea’s once-strong right recover from damaging scandals and infighting?

South Korea's Authoritarian Past Echoes in Controversial Document
July 15, 2018

South Korea's Authoritarian Past Echoes in Controversial Document

By Clint Work
Seoul will be investigating a controversial plan to mobilize soldiers if protests against former president Park got out of hand.
South Korea and Brazil Rejected Their Female Leaders
July 03, 2017

South Korea and Brazil Rejected Their Female Leaders

By Dawisson Belém Lopes
The impeachment scandals that entangled Park Geun-hye and Dilma Rousseff smack of misogyny.

The Turning Point for South Korean Democracy
June 27, 2017

The Turning Point for South Korean Democracy

By Chris Carothers
South Korea's youth were famous for being politically apathetic. Not anymore.

Why Are South Korean Politics So Messy?
May 26, 2017

Why Are South Korean Politics So Messy?

By Jin Kai
Exploring the six enduring features of Korean politics.

Does Moon Jae-in’s Victory Herald a New Dawn for the Sunshine Policy?
May 10, 2017

Does Moon Jae-in’s Victory Herald a New Dawn for the Sunshine Policy?

By Troy Stangarone
The geopolitical context doesn't favor a direct return to the Sunshine Policy of 1998-2008.

Will Park Geun-hye Be Pardoned?
April 25, 2017

Will Park Geun-hye Be Pardoned?

By Justin Fendos
If a pardon is made, the peaceful protests could change tone.
North Korea in the Spotlight as South Korea’s Presidential Race Tightens
April 21, 2017

North Korea in the Spotlight as South Korea’s Presidential Race Tightens

By Shannon Tiezzi
As the North Korea threat grows, a dark horse consolidates support.

South Korea's Impeached President Park Now Under Arrest
March 31, 2017

South Korea's Impeached President Park Now Under Arrest

By John Power
Less than a month after losing her immunity, Park is detained on charges of bribery and abuse of power.

Park Geun-hye's Impeachment, Through the Eyes of a Korean Millennial
March 20, 2017

Park Geun-hye's Impeachment, Through the Eyes of a Korean Millennial

By Youngbean Kim
Park Geun-hye's political scandal inspired a generation of students to political action.

After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again
March 13, 2017

After Impeachment Verdict, Korea’s ‘Fresh Start’ On Reform Begins Again

By Anthony Fensom
Will a new president be able to jump-start a sluggish economy?
South Korea at a Crossroads
February 24, 2017

South Korea at a Crossroads

By Steven Denney
As a president’s fate hangs in the balance, South Korea is in a state of pervasive political uncertainty.

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