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South Korean protestors pull a cage with an image of President Park Geun-hye in a prison suit inside

The geopolitics of South Korea’s shaman scandal

The absurdity of South Korea's corruption scandal might be merely amusing if not for its huge geopolitical implications. Whether President Park Geun-hye manages to maintain her grip on power or a temporary replacement takes over until new elections are held, the country will have a weak leader. Unfortunately, South Korea faces daunting foreign policy and economic challenges that will require strength.

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