April 19, 2024

“Becoming Kim Jong Un”: a former CIA officer’s limited insights into North Korea

A new book offers interesting insights, but falls flat in explaining a better way to deal with the enigmatic regime

You can buy “Becoming Kim Jong Un” by Jung Pak here. 

As the subtitle of "Becoming Kim Jong Un" says, Jung Pak's new book is "A Former CIA Officer’s Insights into North Korea’s Enigmatic Young Dictator." With that pedigree, it should stand out from the crush.

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