Fyodor Tertitskiy is an expert in North Korean politics and the military and a contributor to NK News and NK Pro. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Seoul National University, and is author of “North Korea before Kim Il Sung,” which you buy here.
What does the philosophy attributed to Kim Il Sung teach? Who actually wrote it?
Proposed special autonomous region would have brought a little bit of Macau onto North Korean soil
Great care is taken to give North Korea’s supreme leadership a sufficiently exalted set of monikers
Yes, the North has passports, and has them for more than one type of visit abroad
Those benefitting most now would be most disenfranchised in the event of unification
North Korea once celebrated help in establishing its independence; now it barely acknowledges it
Evolution of party credo shows effort to elevate Kim Jong Il, the Worker’s Party
In a totalitarian regime, what do N. Korea’s other political blocs do?
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