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Earlier, the former and current presidents exchanged verbal attacks after Lee labeled the ongoing probe against his former aides as political retaliation against the death of former leader Roh Moo-hyun, who is considered a close friend and political mentor of Moon.
Two years later he and Roh Moo-hyun opened a law firm, advertising themselves as "lawyers for the poor and defenseless workers and the downtrodden; no fees for consultation.
Born to a poor family in Geoje, a small island located some 420 kilometers south of Seoul, the 64-year-old made his debut in the public arena in 2002 as a key campaigner for then-presidential candidate Roh Moo-hyun.
But the daughter of former military strongman Park Chung-hee has faced criticism over his legacy, as has Moon over his close ties to late President Roh Moo-hyun.
The biennial paper opted for a harsher description than the more nuanced "direct military threat," adopted by the previous liberal administration of Roh Moo-hyun.
A SEA of mourners yesterday filled the streets of Seoul for the funeral of former President Roh Moo-hyun, whose suicide six days ago amid a deepening corruption probe plunged South Korea into grief and anger.
Thousands of mourners packed the streets of South Korea to pay tribute to former President Roh Moo-hyun, who committed suicide by leaping from a cliff on Saturday.
Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans packed the streets of Seoul on Friday for the funeral of former President Roh Moo-hyun.
Roh Moo-Hyun, South Korean ex-president; born, August 6, 1946, died, May 23, 2009
Summary: South Korea's former President Roh Moo-hyun has died while hiking, a top aide has said.
Thousands of South Korean mourners are paying their last respects to Roh Moo-Hyun, the former president, who apparently committed suicide as he faced a corruption scandal.
END OF ROH MOO-HYUN ERA (IHT/Asahi as translated from the Japanese-language Asahi Shimbun's editorial published Feb.