Peter M. Beck is a POSCO Fellow at the East-West Center and a Hitachi Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
As the world holds its breath to learn if the Egyptian people’s amazing struggle for democracy ends with a breakthrough or a bloodbath, President Hosni Mubarak would do well to consider the South Korea option. Ultimately, Korea’s dictators and democracy were both winners. Like Egyptians, South Koreans endured decades of American-backed dictatorship. In the spring […]