Former South Korean President Park Guen-hye has had in interesting life: Her father, President Park Chung-hee, gained power in 1961 after a military coup, but then decided that South Korea should be a democracy. His wife was assassinated in 1974 by a North Korean sympathizer, and Guen-hye assumed the duties of the first lady at the age of 22. Five years later, her father was assassinated in 1979 by his own chief of intelligence. It wasn't about North Korea this time, however; the head of the Korean CIA shot Chung-hee because he was afraid Chung-hee was being influenced by the charismatic religious leader Choi Tae-min. … [Read more...] about Was South Korea’s Disgraced Ex-President Controlled by a Cult?