TITLE

Shaking the System

AUTHOR(S)
Dobson, William; Lee, B. J.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);3/22/2004 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 143 Issue 12, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the opposition-controlled National Assembly in South Korea voted to impeach President Roh Moo Hyun. Consideration of how opposition-party legislators forcibly ended a sit-in by pro-Roh legislators; Criticism of how Roh appointed political rookies and accepted illegal contributions; Problems associated with the policy for presidents to serve only a five-year single term; How lawmakers can pass no-confidence motions against cabinet ministers to force them into resignation; Speculation about the decision of the Constitutional Court on whether to certify or overturn the impeachment.
ACCESSION #
12542958

 

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