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7 Years After Sewol Ferry Disaster, Bereaved Families Still Urge Government to Reveal the Truth
April 16, 2021

7 Years After Sewol Ferry Disaster, Bereaved Families Still Urge Government to Reveal the Truth

By Mitch Shin
Four years into a new presidential administration that promised transparency, families say key questions still remain shrouded in mystery.  

South Korea’s Supreme Court Upholds 20-Year Sentence for Former Pres. Park Geun-hye 
January 14, 2021

South Korea’s Supreme Court Upholds 20-Year Sentence for Former Pres. Park Geun-hye 

By Mitch Shin
The 2016 Candlelight Revolution finally ended with the Supreme Court’s final sentence for Park. Now the focus turns to a potential pardon.
GSOMIA and the Shadow of ‘Lee-Myung-Park-Geun-Hye’
September 10, 2019

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

By Brian Kim
A tale of political revenge?

South Korea’s Supreme Court Orders New Trials for Ex-President Park and Samsung Heir
August 31, 2019

South Korea’s Supreme Court Orders New Trials for Ex-President Park and Samsung Heir

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung
The trials will revisit the corruption scandal that saw Park ousted from office.

South Korea’s Africa Outreach
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.

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?

The South Korean Presidency Isn’t Cursed. It Just Needs to Be Reformed.
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.
South Korean Supreme Court Caught in Park Geun-hye Scandal
September 27, 2018

South Korean Supreme Court Caught in Park Geun-hye Scandal

By Troy Stangarone
A chief justice is accused of influencing politically sensitive trials to impress the Park administration.

South Korea's Former PM Emerges as New Conservative Torchbearer 
September 22, 2018

South Korea's Former PM Emerges as New Conservative Torchbearer 

By Tae-jun Kang
Many conservatives are looking to Hwang Kyo-ahn to reunite a divided movement.

Social Media Manipulation of Public Opinion in Korean Elections
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.

Park, Lee and the Plight of Korean Presidents
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?
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

By Hyunmin Michael Kang
Another former president has been arrested in South Korea.

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