February 26, 2024

Kim Jong Il’s former sushi chef sees coup potential

In exclusive interview, Kenji Fujimoto says womanizing prompted Jang purge

TOKYO – A chef who served the very top of the Pyongyang elite thinks Kim Jong Un may soon face challengers intent on usurping his power.

Speculation among North Korea watchers has been even more rampant than usual since the very public ouster of Jang Song Thaek in December, with experts trying to figure out what's going on inside the world's most reclusive regime and what may come next.

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