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Among the global pandemic’s effects is the way it has exposed the re-emergence of medieval-style walled politics, where countries reject international or regional co-operation and retreat into nationalist, go-it-alone approaches. At the same time, the crisis has revealed unusual opportunities to forge common approaches to battling this invisible enemy. South Korea, as a middle power that stood out as an early success story in the pandemic fight, has played an important role in countering the politics of the past.
Oh, Seung-Youn. 2020. "Old Walled Politics or New Pandemic Peace? Lessons from South Korea’s Fight against Covid-19." Global Asia 15.3.