Now there’s a move to keep it that way – and perhaps bring North and South Korea closer together.
They pledge a more coordinated response to the global financial crisis, including stronger regulation.
The G-20 summit this weekend will grapple with a global crisis.
It threatened Wednesday to shut its border with South Korea, where activists have been launching giant balloons carrying leaflets.
The goal is continuity in international relationships with a clear break from Bush’s approach.
Large foreign-currency reserves and overhauled regulatory systems have helped stability. Investors also seem to be better targeting which currencies are at risk.