With the South Korean economy contracting in the first quarter of 2019 and the negotiations process with North Korea stymied, critics say President Moon Jae-in is now moving to silence criticism in other ways. Photo: Yonhap via AP
Donald Kirk
Opinion

Opinion

Donald Kirk

South Korea’s proposed anti-corruption unit is a thinly disguised power grab for Moon Jae-in – and it won’t work

  • If Moon can create a special new agency to investigate corruption, we can expect him to use it against his political opponents, who have been emboldened by his failing diplomatic and domestic policies

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With the South Korean economy contracting in the first quarter of 2019 and the negotiations process with North Korea stymied, critics say President Moon Jae-in is now moving to silence criticism in other ways. Photo: Yonhap via AP
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