December 14, 2019

The family feuds of the Kim dynasty
Two deaths, multiple exiles have settled potential disputes between siblings
The sudden dismissal and judicial murder of Jang Song Thaek has attracted much attention to the North Korean royal family. Indeed, Jang’s demise was unprecedented, but this large and steadily growing family has never been free of feuds, quarrels and rivalries. In this regard, it is not much different from most royal families in an absolute monarchy.Until now, many lesser Kims have found