October 19, 2019
Thae Yong-ho’s memoir: some key insights from the diplomat defector
The former deputy ambassador to the UK's book is a treasure trove for any DPRK watcher
This is the second part of a two-part series by Andrei Lankov looking at some of the most interesting revelations from the memoirs of Thae Yong-ho, one of the highest-ranking North Korean diplomats to ever defect. The book, “Cypher of the third-floor secretariat,” can be purchased here.For the last few weeks, the bestsellers list in South Korea has been dominated by a book by Thae