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Embattled South Korean President Park Geun-hye Announces Intent to Resign, Conditional on Lawmakers
November 29, 2016
Embattled South Korean President Park Geun-hye Announces Intent to Resign, Conditional on Lawmakers
South Korea's "Choi-gate" political scandal finally forces Park Geun-hye to plan for an exit from power.
Embattled South Korean President Park Geun-hye Announces Intent to Resign, Conditional on Lawmakers
Everything You Wanted to Know About South Korea's 'Choi-Gate'
November 08, 2016
Everything You Wanted to Know About South Korea's 'Choi-Gate'
A political scandal is engulfing South Korean Preisdent Park Geun-hye. What are the stakes and who are the players?
Everything You Wanted to Know About South Korea's 'Choi-Gate'
In Liberation Day Speech, South Korea's President Reasserts Importance of THAAD
August 16, 2016
In Liberation Day Speech, South Korea's President Reasserts Importance of THAAD
Park Geun-hye challenged critics of the missile defense system to offer an alternative and condemned human rights abuses in North Korea.
In Liberation Day Speech, South Korea's President Reasserts Importance of THAAD
Why South Koreans Voted for Change
April 25, 2016
Why South Koreans Voted for Change
While voters in South Korea may have shifted to the left, the political spectrum moved to the right.
Why South Koreans Voted for Change
2015 Ends on a Higher Point for South Korea's President Park
January 02, 2016
2015 Ends on a Higher Point for South Korea's President Park
Despite a number of scandals, South Korea's president saw her approval rating climb in 2015.
2015 Ends on a Higher Point for South Korea's President Park
Constitutional and Electoral Reform in South Korea
December 01, 2015
Constitutional and Electoral Reform in South Korea
Despite broad consensus about the need, parties bicker over the rules.
Constitutional and Electoral Reform in South Korea
No, Ban Ki-Moon Isn't About to Visit North Korea
November 18, 2015
No, Ban Ki-Moon Isn't About to Visit North Korea
Ban Ki-moon, the secretary-general of the United Nations, won't be visiting North Korea, contrary to earlier reports.
No, Ban Ki-Moon Isn't About to Visit North Korea
South Korea's Opposition Gained Ground in September
October 03, 2015
South Korea's Opposition Gained Ground in September
Despite intra-party feuds, both the NPAD and its leader, Moon Jae-in, received a popularity boost last month.
South Korea's Opposition Gained Ground in September
South Korea’s Next Presidential Candidates
February 19, 2015
South Korea’s Next Presidential Candidates
Already candidates are emerging for the next presidential elections.
South Korea’s Next Presidential Candidates
Factional Politics Will Determine Future of South Korean Left
December 09, 2014
Factional Politics Will Determine Future of South Korean Left
The opposition NPAD is electing new leaders, with significant implications for leftist politics in South Korea.
Factional Politics Will Determine Future of South Korean Left
South Korea's Ruling Party Drifts Toward Civil War
October 25, 2014
South Korea's Ruling Party Drifts Toward Civil War
President Park Geun-hye and her Saenuri Party are increasingly at odds.
South Korea's Ruling Party Drifts Toward Civil War
Surprise! South Korea’s Legislature Is Actually Doing Its Job
October 07, 2014
Surprise! South Korea’s Legislature Is Actually Doing Its Job
After being in a “vegetative state” for months, the South Korean National Assembly has begun passing laws again.
Surprise! South Korea’s Legislature Is Actually Doing Its Job
Kim Jong-un and the NPAD: A Tale of Two Absences
September 27, 2014
Kim Jong-un and the NPAD: A Tale of Two Absences
There’s been some notable no-shows on the Korean Peninsula this week.
Kim Jong-un and the NPAD: A Tale of Two Absences
The Tyranny of the Minority in South Korea
September 20, 2014
The Tyranny of the Minority in South Korea
A new law has made South Korea's National Assembly as ineffective as the U.S. Senate.
The Tyranny of the Minority in South Korea
What’s Wrong With South Korea’s Liberals?
September 16, 2014
What’s Wrong With South Korea’s Liberals?
Park’s government is vulnerable, but the country’s liberal opposition is not inspiring much confidence. Why?
What’s Wrong With South Korea’s Liberals?
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost the Youth Vote
September 16, 2014
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost the Youth Vote
In a dramatic reversal of fortunes, young people in South Korea are increasingly conservative.
How South Korea’s Liberals Lost the Youth Vote
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