April 13, 2024
Columns

Wham Bam Nam! Good riddance to Seoul’s spy chief

The now ex-NIS head meddled in politics and damaged inter-Korean ties

As noted in my last article for NK News, May 22 was a busy day on the Korean peninsula.

The shooting across the NLL, which I wrote about last time, wasn’t the first or arguably even the main event that Thursday, though it was what got global media attention (yours truly popped up on Al Jazeera). Less noticed, several hours earlier ROK President Park Geun-hye had launched her own stealth attack in Seoul. So, friendly fire – that ghastly phrase – but also long overdue.

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