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PacNet #15A – ROK Elections: Implications for ROK-U.S. and South-North Relations

The South Korean political landscape has changed dramatically, and one must assume irreversibly, as a result of the April 15 National Assembly elections. The torch has indeed been passed to a new generation; that much is clear. What is less clear is what this means, both in the near and long term, for ROK-U.S. and South-North relations.