December 07, 2021

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

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Recent photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sitting on a white horse atop Mount Paektu were extraordinary for many reasons.