October 17, 2019
The American-shaped dilemmas facing South Korea’s next President
Could Moon Jae-in recalibrate the alliance with the U.S.?
Moon Jae-in may soon be South Korea’s President. A former aide to the deceased former President Roh Moo-hyun, Moon is known to share his former boss’s views on the North Korean issue and a more critical attitude to the ROK-U.S. alliance. Indeed, a recent article published in the New York Times highlighted his desire to say ‘no’ to America, at least when South Korea wants to.This speaks