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The Answers: North Korea by Jeremy Kourdi

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The death of Kim Jong Il was not an immediate geopolitical game-changer but rather has heralded the beginning of a gradual transformation of the regime away from what, for the past sixty years, has been a near-absolute dictatorship to something which in practice is increasingly resembling a military government ruled by junta.

Compared to his father, who was designated heir as early as 1974, Kim Jong Un has had only a fraction of the preparation time to independently build up a loyal support base within the elite, though with the state ideology long spun around the myth of his family he has already become an indispensible figurehead. ...

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