South Korea liberals

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.

July 06, 2018

'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea

By Erik Mobrand
After the meeting between North Korean and American leaders on June 12, the United States has new friends in Seoul.
February 03, 2017

Ban Ki-moon Won't Run for South Korean President After All

By Shannon Tiezzi
Citing "slander" and "fake news," the former UN secretary general abandons his political ambitions.

March 22, 2016

Can a Right Wing Defector Save Korea's Liberal Opposition?

By Elaine Ramirez
For South Korea's liberal camp, a hero rises from the right: Kim Chong-in.

December 31, 2015

An Identity Crisis for South Korea's Opposition

By Steven Denney
A high-profile defection highlights the way personal politics stifle Korean democracy.

October 02, 2015

Is South Korea's Liberal Opposition Party About to Split?

By Steven Denney
Rumors of a new party forming in the NPAD's traditional stronghold continue to swirl.
April 02, 2015

South Korea's Liberal Opposition Implodes

By Steven Denney
Defections in the NPAD have the party facing serious challenges from its own former members.

February 13, 2015

Big Challenges for Moon Jae-in and South Korea's Left

By Steven Denney
The election of a new leader will do little to solve NPAD's woes.

September 16, 2014

What’s Wrong With South Korea’s Liberals?

By Steven Denney
Park’s government is vulnerable, but the country’s liberal opposition is not inspiring much confidence. Why?

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