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South Korean Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant For Ousted President

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 03.27.2017 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors said on Monday they will seek an arrest warrant for ousted president Park Geun-hye, which would see her hel...

Friday's Morning Email: GOP Rushing Health Care Reform

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

TOP STORIES (And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.) My wonderful colleagues Jason Linkins and Eliot Nelson will be taking ...

South Korean Court Throws President Park Out Of Office Over Scandal

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.10.2017 | World

SEOUL, March 10 (Reuters) - South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving ...

Former South Korean Culture Minister Indicted On Corruption Charges

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.07.2017 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s special prosecutor has indicted a former culture minister and a former top aide to President Park Geun-hye on charge...

Monday's Morning Email: Trump Wants To Cut Russia Sanctions In Return For Nuclear Arms Deal

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 01.16.2017 | Politics

TOP STORIES (And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.) DONALD TRUMP: NATO IS ‘OBSOLETE’ “U.S. President-elect Donald Tr...

Asia's Newest Generation of Female Leaders

Rachael Willis | Posted 08.16.2016 | World
Rachael Willis

The presidential nomination of former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has received extraordinary attention across the globe. That heightened awareness has brought into focus how well other women - particularly in Asia - have done in terms of rising to political leadership.

The Folly Of Philippines' Autocratic Nostalgia

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 04.28.2017 | World
Richard Javad Heydarian

MANILA, Philippines -- "The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion," Edmund Burke, the great 18th century conservative thinker, once warned. Today, a specter is hunting the democratic world -- the specter of autocratic nostalgia.

Maybe South Korea Needs Its Own Nuclear Weapon

Doug Bandow | Posted 03.10.2017 | World
Doug Bandow

Four decades ago South Korea's President Park Chung-hee, father of the current president, launched a quest for nuclear weapons. Washington, the South's military protector, applied substantial pressure to kill the program. Today it looks like Park might have been right.

Korean Reunification: The View From the North

John Feffer | Posted 06.16.2016 | World
John Feffer

Reunification, for Koreans, has a mythic quality. Most Koreans dream of reunification, of a time in the future when the North and the South will join together to recreate the Korean whole that existed before division and Japanese colonialism. It's a lovely idea, but no one has a very good idea of how to achieve it.

Inside The Most Daring Raid In NKorean History

Agence France Presse | Giles Hewitt | Posted 09.22.2013 | World

Kim Shin-Jo has no doubt where the mission went wrong -- a crucial miscalculation that prevented his team of 31 elite North Korean commandos assassina...