What we North Koreans took to be an immutable fact of life no longer holds: our country is no longer ruled by a Kim.
Specific details regarding Jang Song-thaek’s ‘anti-Party and anti-revolutionary’ crime announced in closed meeting for Party Secretaries in Pyongyang.
A DPRK Ministry of State Security surveillance operation underway in North Korea’s Rajin-Sonbong special economic zone.
Highly unusual move by China can be seen as sending an extremely provocative message to North Korea.
No one can predict the future, and even North Korea itself cannot predict its own future; but in a New Year speech, North Korea reveals the road-map it desires to follow in the year ahead – for those who know how to read it.
Jang Song Taek was not charged with crimes against state until Dec 8.