March 27, 2023

What will become of Kim Yo Jong?

History tells us powerful siblings do not tend to fare well in North Korea

Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korea’s "Supreme Leader," has seemingly become one of the most trusted members of the North Korean inner circle and as a result, attracted much attention overseas.

She was recently charged with such important missions as, say, a February visit to South Korea where she delivered important diplomatic messages which in due time made possible both the inter-Korean summit at Panmunjom, and, ultimately, the Kim-Trump summit in Singapore.