September 26, 2023

10 years of Kim Jong Un: Where will North Korea be 10 years from now?

Experts vote on a range of potential scenarios, from crisis and ongoing COVID-19 isolation to economic growth and more

Kim Jong Un has undoubtedly had some real policy-making successes in his first decade of power, but also some catastrophic blunders.

As the absolute leader of North Korea, he has the power to take the country in a truly different direction at any time. Where, then, do experts think North Korea will be in 10 years? Come 2031, will the DPRK see economic growth or decline? Denuclearization or even more nuclear weapons? Peace or war?