May 22, 2024
Analysis

Analysis: Kim Jong Il’s bodyguard now serving Kim Jong Un

Photos reveal Kim Jong Il's bodyguard now protects son, Kim Jong Un

Recent news on the topic of purges within the Pyongyang regime has been a source of intrigue and speculation among North Korea watchers: from generals to uncles, it seems almost no official is guaranteed job security under Kim Jong Un's reign.

But there is one critically important individual from the Kim Jong Il administration who appears to have Kim Jong Un's back: his number one personal bodyguard.

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