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South Korea's 'Moonwalker' has run out of step

After putting off major reform, President Moon Jae-in now has little room to move

| South Korea
The real sense of whiplash is being felt by President Moon Jae-in's team.   © Yonhap/AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

Of all the things South Koreans expected of 2020, a sudden return to the 1990s most certainly was not among them.

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