Former Hyundai CEO Wins South Korean Presidency

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During ten years of liberal rule, South Korea has restored trade and travel with the communist North. Today a new, more conservative President has been elected. Despite allegations of business fraud, former Hyundai CEO Lee Myung-bak won the election with almost twice the votes of his nearest competitor. What will that mean for reconciliation and North Korea's promise to give up nuclear weapons? Dr. Gi-wook Shin is Director of the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University.



  • Gi-Wook Shin - Director of the Shornstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University


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