February 01, 2023

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.