Kim Jong-un and the Power of Propaganda

July 27th, 2011
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Kim Jong-un, the heir apparent to North Korea’s troubled throne, remains an enigma. The mystery surrounding this young man has thrown a veil over what the international community –and South Korea- can say for certain about the question of succession in North Korea. Of especial importance to this issue is the matter of propaganda. Propaganda

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  • Sheejun

    Re. forth paragraph: there are no Kim Jong Il lapel badges.

  • Sheejun

    Re. forth paragraph: there are no Kim Jong Il lapel badges.

  • http://twitter.com/nknewsorg nknews

    Dear Sheejun,

    Actually there did used to be Kim Jong-il badges : http://www.east-asia-intel.com/eai/2007/Images/badges.jpg

  • http://twitter.com/nknewsorg NK NEWS

    Dear Sheejun,

    Actually there did used to be Kim Jong-il badges : http://www.east-asia-intel.com/eai/2007/Images/badges.jpg