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Three-year anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death important milestone

Three-year anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death important milestone

Traditional mourning period handled differently by Kim Jong Un, but still meaningful for succession

Three-year anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death important milestone
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi December 17, 2014
Three-year anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death important milestone
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Three-year anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death important milestone

Traditional mourning period handled differently by Kim Jong Un, but still meaningful for succession

Three-year anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death important milestone
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi December 17, 2014
The diminishing role of Soviet help in Pyongyang propaganda

The diminishing role of Soviet help in Pyongyang propaganda

North Korea once celebrated help in establishing its independence; now it barely acknowledges it

The diminishing role of Soviet help in Pyongyang propaganda
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 15, 2014
The party’s 10 principles, then and now

The party’s 10 principles, then and now

Evolution of party credo shows effort to elevate Kim Jong Il, the Worker’s Party

The party’s 10 principles, then and now
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 11, 2014
North Korea appoints new air force commander

North Korea appoints new air force commander

Choe Yong Ho replaces Ri Pyong Chol after more than six years as KPA’s top air force officer

North Korea appoints new air force commander
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi December 10, 2014
Change is in the air in North Korea

Change is in the air in North Korea

Expect better living conditions, but little change in personal liberties, inter-Korean relations

Change is in the air in North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 9, 2014
November: Military and diplomatic focus, status of Kim’s family
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November: Military and diplomatic focus, status of Kim’s family

North continues diplomatic campaign while preparing for military drills; Kim’s sister rises while wife absent

November: Military and diplomatic focus, status of Kim’s family
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi December 8, 2014
The first party conference and purge of ’58

The first party conference and purge of ’58

How the original WPK conference bore witness to the end of Kim Il Sung’s enemies

The first party conference and purge of ’58
Kim’s sister a vice department director in Workers’ Party

Kim’s sister a vice department director in Workers’ Party

State media makes most specific reference yet regarding Kim Yo Jong’s official role

Kim’s sister a vice department director in Workers’ Party
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi November 27, 2014
Being a minor party in the North

Being a minor party in the North

In a totalitarian regime, what do N. Korea’s other political blocs do?

Being a minor party in the North
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy November 26, 2014