Despite political setbacks, aftershocks of the global financial crisis, and the continuing North Korean nuclear quagmire, the Lee Myung-bak government made dramatic reversals in 2009. But winning local elections, forging national unity, sustaining economic growth, and managing the North Korean question will remain daunting challenges throughout 2010.
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Research Article| February 01 2010
South Korea in 2009: From Setbacks to Reversal
Asian Survey (2010) 50 (1): 56–64.
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Chung-In Moon; South Korea in 2009: From Setbacks to Reversal. Asian Survey 1 February 2010; 50 (1): 56–64. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.1.56
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