every “election year” in South Korea, candidates always remind supporters to beware of the “north wind”. The so-called “north wind” refers to a series of major events involving North Korea during the election campaign. Some people often use the “north wind event” to suppress their opponents. In history, Kim Dae Jung, a famous South Korean politician, suffered from the “north wind”.

in 2000, Kim Dae Jung and Kim Il Sung met in Pyongyang, North Korea (data picture)

South Korea will hold a presidential election next month. Current President Lee Myung Bak stressed on the 6th that it is necessary to deal with North Korea’s interference in South Korea’s presidential election. In fact, every “election year” in South Korea, candidates always remind supporters to beware of the “north wind”. The so-called “north wind” refers to a series of major events involving North Korea during the election campaign. Some people often use the “north wind event” to suppress their opponents. In history, Kim Dae Jung, a famous South Korean politician, suffered from the “north wind”.

espionage case ends the election

in October 1992, the 14th presidential election of South Korea entered the final stage, and Kim Dae Jung, who represented the Democratic Party, was the most vocal. He vowed that once he came to power, he would completely change the situation of military confrontation between South Korea and North Korea. Kim Dae Jung’s rival, Kim Yong San, the candidate of the ruling Democratic and Liberal Party, It was strongly supported by the domestic right-wing anti DPRK forces and then President Lu Taiyu.

on October 6, South Korea’s national security planning department suddenly announced a spy case that shocked the whole country, claiming to have cracked three spy networks led by Kim Luozhong, sun Bingshan and Huang Renwu, arrested more than 400 members, and the people involved in the case developed underground parties and engaged in espionage activities in South Korea according to North Korea’s high-level instructions. It is said that in July 1991, Huang Renwu, a South Korean citizen who had received special education in North Korea, and others proposed the formation of the “South underground Party of the Korean workers’ Party” (later renamed the “central Korean workers’ Party”, hereinafter referred to as the “Central Party”) in the sanjhi hotel in Gangwon Road, with the party headquarters of Gangwon Road, Zhongqing North Road and Zhongqing South Road. The Ministry of security and enterprise quickly arrested several senior members of the Democratic Party of Korea based on Huang Renwu’s confession, including 62 former co representatives of the party, Kim Nam Chung, song Bingxuan, and former chairman of the policy committee, Zhang Qibiao, who were suspected of violating the national security law.

on October 17, the Ministry of security and enterprises announced another amazing situation: Li Shanshi (alternate member of the Central Committee of the workers’ Party), the 22nd highest ranking person in North Korea, secretly came to South Korea to guide the work of the “Central Party” and fully promote Kim Dae Jung’s election. With the continuous fermentation of the “central party case”, the wind direction in South Korea’s political arena has changed greatly. The democratic and Liberal Party has joined hands with the right-wing Kuomintang to launch an attack in Parliament. As Kim Dae Jung’s close secretary, Li Geun hee, was also forcibly taken away by the Ministry of security and enterprises on suspicion of divulging military secrets to North Korea, the people began to question Kim Dae Jung. The Ministry of security and enterprise also arrested Jin Fujian, deputy spokesman of the Democratic Party, believing that he maintained long-term contact with Li Shanshi and received more than $5 million from the latter. Under the attack of a series of adverse evidence, Kim Dae Jung was finally defeated. After that, he was exhausted and announced his “retirement”.

in 2006, South Korea established a historical truth investigation team to re investigate the “central party case”. The results showed that although Kim Fujian had contact with North Korean representatives and received activity funds, there was no evidence that he was engaged in espionage, and the “Central Party” was an individual organization, and the scale of the organization was deliberately exaggerated by the Ministry of security and enterprises. The fact finding team said the incident was a typical “political frame up”.

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in 2000, Kim Dae Jung and Kim Il Sung met in Pyongyang, North Korea (data picture)

South Korea will hold presidential election next month. Current President Lee Myung Bak stressed on the 6th that it is necessary to deal with North Korea’s interference in South Korea’s presidential election. In fact, every “election year” in South Korea, candidates always remind supporters to beware of the “north wind”. The so-called “north wind” refers to a series of major events involving North Korea during the election campaign. Some people often use the “north wind event” to suppress their opponents. In history, Kim Dae Jung, a famous South Korean politician, suffered from the “north wind”.

espionage case ends the election

in October 1992, the 14th presidential election of South Korea entered the final stage, and Kim Dae Jung, who represented the Democratic Party, was the most vocal. He vowed that once he came to power, he would completely change the situation of military confrontation between South Korea and North Korea. Kim Dae Jung’s rival, Kim Yong San, the candidate of the ruling Democratic and Liberal Party, It was strongly supported by the domestic right-wing anti DPRK forces and then President Lu Taiyu.

on October 6, South Korea’s national security planning department suddenly announced a spy case that shocked the whole country, claiming to have cracked three spy networks led by Kim Luozhong, sun Bingshan and Huang Renwu, arrested more than 400 members, and the people involved in the case developed underground parties and engaged in espionage activities in South Korea according to North Korea’s high-level instructions. It is said that in July 1991, Huang Renwu, a South Korean citizen who had received special education in North Korea, and others proposed the formation of the “South underground Party of the Korean workers’ Party” (later renamed the “central Korean workers’ Party”, hereinafter referred to as the “Central Party”) in the sanjhi hotel in Gangwon Road, with the party headquarters of Gangwon Road, Zhongqing North Road and Zhongqing South Road. The Ministry of security and enterprise quickly arrested several senior members of the Democratic Party of Korea based on Huang Renwu’s confession, including 62 former co representatives of the party, Kim Nam Chung, song Bingxuan, and former chairman of the policy committee, Zhang Qibiao, who were suspected of violating the national security law.

on October 17, the Ministry of security and enterprises announced another amazing situation: Li Shanshi (alternate member of the Central Committee of the workers’ Party), the 22nd highest ranking person in North Korea, secretly came to South Korea to guide the work of the “Central Party” and fully promote Kim Dae Jung’s election. With the continuous fermentation of the “central party case”, the wind direction in South Korea’s political arena has changed greatly. The democratic and Liberal Party has joined hands with the right-wing Kuomintang to launch an attack in Parliament. As Kim Dae Jung’s close secretary, Li Geun hee, was also forcibly taken away by the Ministry of security and enterprises on suspicion of divulging military secrets to North Korea, the people began to question Kim Dae Jung. The Ministry of security and enterprises also arrested the deputy speaker of the Democratic PartyRenjin Fujian believes that he has maintained long-term contact with Li Shanshi and received more than US $5 million from the latter. Under the attack of a series of adverse evidence, Kim Dae Jung was finally defeated. After that, he was exhausted and announced his “retirement”.

in 2006, South Korea established a historical truth investigation team to re investigate the “central party case”. The results showed that although Kim Fujian had contact with North Korean representatives and received activity funds, there was no evidence that he was engaged in espionage, and the “Central Party” was an individual organization, and the scale of the organization was deliberately exaggerated by the Ministry of security and enterprises. The fact finding team said the incident was a typical “political frame up”.

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the Korean army cut down trees, and the Korean army mobilized

on July 18, 1995, Kim Dae Jung announced his return to politics, and then formed a new political National Assembly party to be put into the next year’s parliamentary election. On April 4, 1996, a week before the re-election of the South Korean parliament, about two or three hundred Korean people’s army entered the Panmunjom common security area (JSA) to cut trees. This has happened many times, even the US and South Korean troops have participated, but this time the South Korean Ministry of Defense issued an order to enter the “secondary combat readiness situation”, which made the situation tense immediately, as if the war was about to start. As a result, the election results naturally favor the New South Korea Party, a tough ruling party against North Korea. “Beifeng brand” is effective again.

in 2007, one of the protagonists of the incident, former South Korean army reserve Major Yin Jixiang, told South Korea’s East Asia daily that in April 1996, he served as an assistant officer of the intelligence service in the division headquarters of the first division of the South Korean Army (in charge of Panmunjom direction), “Between 17:30 and 19:30 after dinner on April 4, the 12th regiment of the 1st division reported that the 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th outposts of the Korean army in Panmunjom JSA gathered about 50 heavily armed soldiers, each with rifles, axes, chainsaws and other tools, and they might make a big noise. After listening to the general report, I immediately reported orally to the division commander within 15 minutes, and the division commander immediately Telegraphed to the military headquarters and the Joint Chiefs of staff. Division commander Li Kangyan entered the underground command post at 19:40, but the rear Panmunjom and other areas remained calm. The Korean army returned after cutting down the trees, and the Korean engineers and scouts did not change.

Yin Jixiang believes that various signs show that the South Korean Ministry of defense deliberately made the situation bigger with the encouragement of the government. Yin Jixiang also mentioned that the Ministry of National Defense issued the order of “level II combat readiness” to the South Korean army to deliberately intensify the situation. In October 1995, there was an incident in which North Korean soldiers crossed the “military demarcation line” to cut trees and someone was injured by mines. At that time, the United States and South Korea did not raise the alert level, “some people deliberately” politicized “the handling of the incident”.

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“letter from Pyongyang” raised doubts again.

in December 1997, South Korea ushered in the general election again, and Kim Dae Jung, who lost five years ago. However, just 12 days before the election, a letter was sent to the Seoul International post office with the address of “Central District of Pyongyang city”, the recipient was “Kim Dae Jung” and the writer was “Wu Yiji”, who was the former leader of South Korea’s Tiandao sect and defected to North Korea in August 1996. The letter was immediately detained by the Ministry of security and enterprise. On December 5, the Ministry of security and enterprise made the content of the letter public, which wrote: “Kim Jong Il, chairman of the North Korean National Defense Commission, expects Mr. Kim Dae Jung to be elected. If Mr. Kim can be elected, reunification will be within sight.”

literally, this letter is undoubtedly a wish for Kim Dae Jung in North Korea, but in the view of Kim Dae Jung’s opponent, Grand National Party member Li Huichang and national new party candidate Li Renji, this is a great opportunity to attack Kim Dae Jung. Kim Dae Jung’s party reacted quickly this time. The spokesman said: “the content of the letter is suspicious. It is obviously a man-made political framing event.”

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this is not the end. From December 12 to 16, a South Korean entrepreneur named Yin Hongjun held press conferences in Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing and other places, Three pieces of explosive news were made public to the media: “first, Kim Dae Jung and his eldest son, Jin Hongyi, had a personal relationship with North Korean agents; second, North Korea had provided aid funds to Kim Dae Jung; third, Kim Dae Jung had sent the director of the organization Bureau of the new political National Congress party to North Korea secretly four times.” This series of adverse news almost put Kim Dae Jung into a desperate situation again, but Kim Dae Jung’s political reputation and people-friendly image have been deeply rooted in the hearts of the people. Coupled with the relatively calm public opinion, Kim Dae Jung, 73, was elected president with 40.4% of the votes on December 19.

after Kim Dae Jung was elected, he was determined to find out the truth of a series of “north wind” events against himself. Yin Hongjun’s identity was first identified. He was an overseas secret agent of the Ministry of security and enterprise. At the instigation of Quan Yinghai, Minister of the Ministry of security and enterprise, he tried to undermine Kim Dae Jung’s election. Quan Yinghai promised him a $9 million bonus. As for Wu Yiji, in 2008, the South Korean press corps made a special trip to Pyongyang to interview him. He said, “I have been praying silently and never thought of harming him (Kim Dae Jung)”. During the investigation of

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, Kim Yong Il, a South Korean entrepreneur living in the United States, confessed to Kim Dae Jung. In November 1997, he arranged a secret meeting between Zheng Zaiwen, a member of the Grand National Party of South Korea, and an bingsu, chairman of the Committee for peaceful reunification of the motherland of North Korea. The two sides reached an agreement on 10 aspects, including if Li Huichang was elected president, Before taking office, we should first invite the DPRK to hold a North South Summit. Kim Dae Jung’s opponents have long wanted to use the “north wind” means to end his “presidential dream”.

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