Sangsoo Lee and Stina Bergman
Presidential Election in South Korea and Inter-Korean Relations
POLICY BRIEF, No. 86, February 08 2012.
The post-Kim Jong Il situation on the Korean Peninsula remains tense. This year will be a critical year for the peninsula. Will the new North Korean leadership be successfully stabilized or not? The upcoming presidential election in South Korea will have a great impact on the security situation on the peninsula. The next 12 months are likely to be a transition period opening up a new era of inter-Korean relations.
South Korea, North Korea, DPRK, Regional Relations, Confidence Building, Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics, Sweden, Democratization, Negotiations, Security
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