April 13, 2024

Leadership

Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

Kim Jong Un’s daughter is his ‘most likely successor’: Seoul spy agency

Kim Jong Un’s daughter is his ‘most likely successor’: Seoul spy agency

Statement marks first time NIS has identified child as future leader, after previously expressing skepticism

Kim Jong Un’s daughter is his ‘most likely successor’: Seoul spy agency
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy January 4, 2024
Why North Korea purged references to unification from propaganda websites

Why North Korea purged references to unification from propaganda websites

Change may be sign DPRK has nullified inter-Korean deals after Kim Jong Un called unification ‘impossible’

Why North Korea purged references to unification from propaganda websites
Martin Weiser
Martin Weiser January 4, 2024
Kim Jong Un looks to shakeup state policy with sweeping reshuffle of officials
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Kim Jong Un looks to shakeup state policy with sweeping reshuffle of officials

Promotion of over 40 people likely to support military line and rejection of unification, as 3 demoted officials return

Kim Jong Un looks to shakeup state policy with sweeping reshuffle of officials
Martin Weiser
Martin Weiser January 3, 2024
Kim Jong Un inspects agricultural drones, tractors at farm machine expo

Kim Jong Un inspects agricultural drones, tractors at farm machine expo

North Korean leader called for review of industry’s production capacity as imported Chinese tractors remain dominant

Kim Jong Un inspects agricultural drones, tractors at farm machine expo
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 3, 2024
Dissecting Kim Jong Un’s plenum speech on North Korea’s 2024 plans – Ep. 323
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Dissecting Kim Jong Un’s plenum speech on North Korea’s 2024 plans – Ep. 323

The NK News team discusses the DPRK’s overhaul of inter-Korean policy, future satellite launches and more

Dissecting Kim Jong Un’s plenum speech on North Korea’s 2024 plans – Ep. 323
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News January 3, 2024
Timeline: From North Korea’s ICBM launch to major year-end party plenum
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Timeline: From North Korea’s ICBM launch to major year-end party plenum

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31

Timeline: From North Korea’s ICBM launch to major year-end party plenum
NK Pro
NK Pro January 2, 2024
North Korea in December 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in December 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from December 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023

North Korea in December 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro January 2, 2024
What to make of North Korea’s upbeat plenum on its big plans for 2024
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What to make of North Korea’s upbeat plenum on its big plans for 2024

Pyongyang ditched goal of unification and braced for conflict, while celebrating progress in military and economy

What to make of North Korea’s upbeat plenum on its big plans for 2024
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 1, 2024
Be ready to use ‘super-powerful’ means to crush US, Kim Jong Un orders military

Be ready to use ‘super-powerful’ means to crush US, Kim Jong Un orders military

North Korean leader warns of growing risk of armed conflict with South Korea and US, echoing rhetoric at recent plenum

Be ready to use ‘super-powerful’ means to crush US, Kim Jong Un orders military
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 1, 2024
North Korea to launch three more spy satellites in 2024, Kim Jong Un says

North Korea to launch three more spy satellites in 2024, Kim Jong Un says

DPRK leader appears to reject idea of unification with South at year-end party plenum, while boasting of economic growth

North Korea to launch three more spy satellites in 2024, Kim Jong Un says
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