Moon Jae-in would still like nothing better than to renew the “sunshine policy” of reconciliation with North Korea, as pursued in a decade of liberal rule during the presidencies of Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun, from 1998 to 2008. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Can South Korea’s Moon Jae-in find a path to reconciliation with North Korea?

Donald Kirk considers the dilemma confronting the South Korean president, as he seeks an independent course that balances a need for US defence protection with his wish for dialogue – and reconciliation – with the North

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Moon Jae-in would still like nothing better than to renew the “sunshine policy” of reconciliation with North Korea, as pursued in a decade of liberal rule during the presidencies of Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun, from 1998 to 2008. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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