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Lee Hong-koo Examines 2012 Korean Election

December 19, 2012

Lee Hong-kooFormer Korean prime minister and Asia Foundation trustee, Lee Hong-koo, examines issues that loomed large in the  2012 presidential campaign in Korea, including an economy struggling with the global crisis, a young generation adrift with a desire for change, and a budding civil reform movement, known as the Ahn Cheol-soo phenomenon, that is driving Korea’s new generation. Read his op-ed in Korea JoongAng Daily.

Related locations: Korea
Related programs: Elections


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