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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?

Can South Korea’s 2 Main Parties Learn From Each Other? 
February 25, 2019

Can South Korea’s 2 Main Parties Learn From Each Other? 

By Tae-jun Kang
The Liberty Korea Party and Democratic Party have adopted opposite approaches to public scandals, both with mixed results.
Is Moon Jae-in Becoming a Lame Duck?
February 05, 2019

Is Moon Jae-in Becoming a Lame Duck?

By Tae-jun Kang
Most South Korean presidents have faltered in their third years. Moon risks falling into the same trap.

Will Park Geun-hye Face Jail Time for the Choi-Gate Scandal?
February 24, 2017

Will Park Geun-hye Face Jail Time for the Choi-Gate Scandal?

By Bruce Harrison
Barring a political deal, Park looks likely to face prosecution if the Constitutional Court upholds her impeachment.

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.

The History of a Scandal: How South Korea's President Was Impeached
January 24, 2017

The History of a Scandal: How South Korea's President Was Impeached

By Justin Fendos
The biggest scandal in South Korean history almost never made it to light.

A Tough Task for South Korea's Interim Government
December 16, 2016

A Tough Task for South Korea's Interim Government

By Bruce Harrison
With President Park impeached, Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn assumes the reins. He has his work cut out for him.
South Korean President Impeached
December 09, 2016

South Korean President Impeached

By John Power
The National Assembly votes to impeach beleaguered President Park Geun-hye.

South Korean President Leaves Her Fate To Feuding Lawmakers
November 30, 2016

South Korean President Leaves Her Fate To Feuding Lawmakers

By Elaine Ramirez
The embattled Park Geun-hye may be betting on political deadlock to deflect an impending impeachment motion.

How Is the Presidential Scandal Impacting South Korea's Diplomacy?
November 25, 2016

How Is the Presidential Scandal Impacting South Korea's Diplomacy?

By Elaine Ramirez
The short-term fallout is limited, but Park's weakness at a time of geopolitical flux could have long-term consequences.

Specter of Impeachment Grows for South Korea’s President
November 22, 2016

Specter of Impeachment Grows for South Korea’s President

By John Power
After prosecutors name Park a "conspirator," oppositions parties start the paperwork to remove her from office.
South Korea's President Lost the ‘Mandate of Heaven’
November 21, 2016

South Korea's President Lost the ‘Mandate of Heaven’

By Gi-Wook Shin and Rennie J. Moon
Whether Park Geun-hye steps down or not, most Koreans no longer see her as a legitimate leader.

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