South Korea in 2016: Political leadership in crisis

Gi Wook Shin, Rennie J. Moon

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President Park faced a leadership crisis after revelations that she relied on a confidant with no official position for key decision-making in state affairs. Heavy industry met with serious financial difficulties, and a strong anti-corruption law was enacted. North Korea tested more nuclear weapons and missiles. Controversy over the deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense strained South Korea's relations with China.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-110
Number of pages8
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Feb 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Sociology and Political Science

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