Skip to comments.Who Runs N.Korea?
Posted on 11/11/2013 8:54:38 PM PST by TexGrill
Last week's rocket launch by North Korea has once again focused international attention on the renegade country, especially the opaque clique that runs it. Besides the titular leader Kim Jong-un, whose first anniversary in power the launch marked, pundits are wondering what role is played by the young leader's uncle Jang Song-taek, often described as the eminence grise behind the throne, and his aunt Kim Kyong-hui.
Kim Jong-un introduced Jang to top officials early this year as his "closest revolutionary comrade," one informed source said Sunday. Another source in China said Jang reviews all official documents that are reported to Kim, advising him and intervening in policy decisions. Senior North Korean officials "believe Jang controls Kim from behind the scenes."
Jang accompanied Kim on 100 out of his 143 public appearances this year, the most frequently spotted official next to the young leader. "An official accompanying Kim usually has something to do with the facility he is visiting," said a government official here. "That Jang accompanies Kim regardless of the kind of venue demonstrates his level of influence."
Jang was one of the two high-ranking officials who accompanied Kim on his visit to the control center last Wednesday ahead of the rocket launch. The other was Pak To-chun, the secretary for munitions in the Workers Party.
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I thought she was busy running Hell on Earth.
Another source where? Where is that? Have we already forgotten ?
Ho Li Fuk, Sum Ting Wong with this picture. Not all these chumps can be in charge at the same time.
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