Korea’s Conservative Wants to get Cuddl…

It is hardly a secret that the U.S.-South Korea alliance has been seriously strained in recent years. The main reason, of course, is that the politics of the two countries have been out of sync for some time. For the past decade, South Korea has been governed by left-of-center presidents, Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun, while, for most of that time, right-wingers held power in Washington. Despite the fact, there has been no rupture and important agreements, like the pending US-Korea free trade agreement, have been negotiated between liberals in Seoul and conservatives in Washington.

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