South Korea: Roh Clears Up The Confusion

Roh Clears Up The Confusion

It's hard for any President to get his program going in the face of heavy political opposition. It's triply difficult -- not to mention confusing -- when that opposition consists of three disgruntled political parties. The solution for South Korea's President Roh Tae Woo was to wade in and woo. Last week Roh stunned the nation by announcing that two of the three Kims who control the competition will join him in a ruling coalition he describes as "middle-of-the-road democrats."

Roh's new team, tentatively called the Democratic Liberal Party, embraces his own Democratic Justice Party, Kim Young Sam's Reunification Democratic Party...

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