February 02, 2023

Kim Yo Jong as North Korea’s new “party center”? Not so fast

Claims that a secret succession process may be underway must be taken with a pinch of salt

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On June 14, the blog of a group called the “East Asia Research Center” came out with a sensational claim: Kim Jong Un may have appointed his sister as successor.