November 25th, 2010
10:06 PM ET

South Korea names new defense minister

[Updated at 10:02 p.m. ET] Lee Hee-won, a presidential security aide, has been named South Korea's new defense minister after the resignation of Kim Tae-young a day earlier, the Defense Ministry's press office said Friday.

But confusion between the factions of the Seoul government over the announcement only highlighted the concerns that led to Kim's resignation.

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[Posted at 9:04 p.m. ET] Lee Hee Won, a presidential security aide, has been named South Korea's new defense minister, the Defense Ministry's press office said Friday.

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  1. DragonPuppetMaster

    Ah hahaha! I'm the new Defense Minister! War is coming! Yay more death and discourse.

    November 25, 2010 at 9:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • The Red Shuttle ... http://x.co/Ka0w

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      November 25, 2010 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Jim Harsh

    It is time to send a
    Magical message to
    North Koreans

    November 25, 2010 at 9:23 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Cesar

    Lee Hee Won beef and broccoli. Mmmmmm, I want that for my next oriental dish. Great after Thanksgiving left overs.

    November 25, 2010 at 9:24 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jim Harsh

    The next attack should award an eye opening response!

    November 25, 2010 at 9:26 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Rocketship

    Presidential bodyguard is the new minister and the new motto is Don't tread on me.

    November 25, 2010 at 9:35 pm | Report abuse |
  6. OnTV

    And they told me "24" was over...

    November 25, 2010 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Sharon

    Bad blood in the North. Along with some other places with such evil...it should be made into a parking lot

    November 26, 2010 at 9:29 am | Report abuse |
  8. Cesar

    ......W...h...a...t.......can................happen.....

    November 26, 2010 at 9:26 pm | Report abuse |