November 21, 2019

What Kim Jong Un’s recent Mt. Paektu climb tells us about leadership legitimacy
The DPRK leader is presented as a man who has overcome many obstacles, and is ready for the challenges of the future
Views expressed in Opinion articles are exclusively the authors’ own and do not represent those of NK News. Recent photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sitting on a white horse atop Mount Paektu were extraordinary for many reasons.One reason why is that they provide significant clues in understanding what kind of state North Korea is, and how Kim Jong Un understands his own