In April, the new democratically elected south korean President, Lee Myung Bak lifted a ban on imported American beef.
south korean homes now have greater Internet access than we do.
Above all, there is agreement within the administration now, as before, that America must follow the south korean lead.
Note: Supported by the United States, South Korea was created in 1948 after American and Soviet occupation zones established at the end of World War II had divided Korea into north and south.
Note: During the Korean War, noncommunist South Korea, aided by forces of the United Nations, and communist North Korea, aided by Chinese forces, fought from 1950 to 1953.
Note: During the 1980s, South Korea became a major industrial power in Asia.