July 27, 2021

New North Korean book on Kim Jong Un skips Trump’s dramatic Hanoi Summit walkout

The 621-page biography highlights one U.S.-DPRK summit, but not the other

Correction at 14:56 KST, May 12: This article has been amended to reflect a more concise translation of cited materials.

North Korea just released a new, 621-page biography on its leader, “great man” Kim Jong Un — and experts say it skips over the country’s recent failures while painting a rosy, propagandistic picture of major North Korean diplomatic events.