October 16, 2019
Contingency planning: who would succeed Kim Jong Un?
The DPRK leader's death could lead to a major power vacuum, though stability would likely prevail
What would happen if Kim Jong Un died? This is not a question often discussed.   While articles on the subjects like “should Trump attack North Korea?” or “does Kim Jong Un need terror to maintain stability?” occasionally do appear, articles regarding, say, decapitation strikes on the DPRK, are much rarer. In other words, while it is OK to discuss scenarios which involve many