February 08, 2023
Analysis

What was the biggest surprise in N. Korea over the past 5 years?

Little consensus in the most surprising changes in North Korea over past five years

North Korea has seen its share of changes over the past five years. From the death of Kim Jong Il to the appearance of Mickey Mouse at state functions, changes have varied from the profound to the outright surprising.

But what do the changes mean – and what role will they play in determining North Korea’s future?