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North Korea Policy under the New South Korean President: More Continuity than Change

On 9 March, South Koreans voted a conservative, Yoon Suk-yeol, into the presidency to replace the left-leaning Moon Jae-in.

Yoon has taken a harder rhetorical line than his predecessor toward Pyongyang.

  • Christopher Green
  • ICG

But a dramatic shift in North Korea policy is unlikely.

South Korea is changing political direction.

After five years of President Moon Jae-in’s left-leaning government, South Koreans voted on 9 March for a pivot back to conservative leadership.

The incoming president, former Chief Prosecutor Yoon Suk-yeol, took the reins on 10 May.

Yoon talks of difference.

But when it comes to North Korea policy, the…

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