The Death of Kim Jong Il

Death came by way of physical fatigue, as Pyongyang's official news agency had it.... How he really died — of natural causes or of, well, intervention of a military or conspiratorial sort — will help determine the nature of the successor regime.

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Kim Jong Un Spares Aunt After Uncle’s Execution

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has allowed his aunt to remain in power after swiftly removing and executing her husband from government. Kim Kyong Hui, a...

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