From scandal to accusations of disloyalty, S.Korea's new point men on North have dramatic past
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 ()
Shares South Korean President Moon Jae-in's new point men on North Korea face a daunting challenge: they must engineer a breakthrough in strained ties amid public scrutiny of their history with Pyongyang, which once landed them in prison. Moon this week appointed Park Jie-won as director of the National Intelligence Agency (NIS) and Lee In-young as the unification minister, seeking to cement progress with North Korea as a major legacy in his final two years in office. The two men, both longtime lawmakers, are key advocates of Moon's drive for inter-Korean rapprochement, but their political pasts...
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