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Mar 17

The Future of the US-Korea Alliance: A Vision for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

Park Geun Hye, Chairperson of the Grand National Party (GNP), entered politics with the objective of reforming the party system and the overall political environment and ultimately building a stronger nation. The daughter of the late President Park Jung Hee, she graduated from Sogang University in 1974, earning a degree in electronic engineering. In 1998, she was first elected to parliament in Daegu. She was reelected to the National Assembly in the 2000 general elections and gained the GNP vice presidency that same year. Park has been Chairperson of the GNP since March 23, 2004, when during the 6th GNP National Convention, she was elected in a landslide victory in which she won a majority in the first round of voting.

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The Honorable Park Geun Hye
Chairperson, Grand National Party

Hosted By

Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D. Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D.

Founder, Chairman of the Asian Studies Center, and Chung Ju-yung Fellow Read More