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The spillover effect of South Korea’s political scandal

Whether or not South Korea’s president can weather one of the biggest political storms the country has seen in recent years remains to be seen. But what is clear is that the scandal about how a confidante with no official public role has had ousized influence over Park Geun-hye’s administration — and made sizable personal […]