Weekly Insights and Analysis

Korea Election: A Litmus Test of the System

On May 9, after more than six months of massive political demonstrations, public turmoil, and an impeachment, Koreans elected Democratic Party candidate Moon Jae-in as their new president. While the snap election was of unusual significance for Koreans for a number of...

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Photo Blog: Election Day in South Korea

On May 9, South Koreans voted in a snap presidential election, with Democratic Party leader Moon Jae-in emerging as the winner, in a victory that is said to be bolstered by the strong support of the country's youth. After a grueling campaign, the election sees the...

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