February 22, 2024

Back from the dead: when South Korean partisan politics hurts North Korea policy

A recent gaffe by a freshman lawmaker highlights how detached from reality the country's conservatives have become

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On April 30, amid a storm of international speculation about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's health, the recently-elected South Korean lawmaker Ji Seong-ho announced that there was a 99% chance that Kim was dead.