May 19, 2024
Analysis

Trump, missile tests, and an assassination: N. Korea’s year in review

In 2017, Kim Jong Un continued along the same path he's followed since rising to power six years ago

Today is December 17, two weeks from 2018 and six years to the date since the previous ruler of North Korea, Kim Jong Il, died and his son inherited power.

In South Korea, 2017 has been a politically eventful year, with unprecedented demonstrations that drew more than a million participants and the successful impeachment and subsequent arrest of President Park Geun-hye.

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