RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A significant producer of grain, energy, and meat for the international market, Brazil could become South Korea's strategic ally, thus reducing the Korean nation's dependence on Japan, Russia, the United States, and China.
This is the argument being advocated by diplomat Jeong Gwan Lee, who was South Korea's ambassador to Brazil from 2015 to 2018.
Currently, Gwan Lee lives in Seoul (capital of South Korea), where he teaches international relations at universities, focusing on emerging nations such as Brazil.
As a former ambassador and scholar, he suggests relevant concepts on how South Korea . . .