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Kim Jong Un’s Praetorian Guards Are Really A 100,000 Man Personal Army

June 18, 2018

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Under Kim Jong-il, this office had approximately 1,200 officers and soldiers, the size of a KPA battalion. Office 6, which reports directly to Kim Jong-un’s Personal Secretariat through the GC, takes the lead in all of Kim Jong-un’s public appearances.
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Watch North Korea’s film on Kim Jong Un’s Singapore trip with Trump

June 18, 2018

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and the first seasonal reunion with President Kim Jong Il was held.” In a documentary film, North Korea’s Central Television has released a video of Kim Jong Un, chairman of the National Assembly, who visited Singapore from October 10 to 12 for the North …
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For some North Korean defectors, Trump-Kim summit offers hope; others don’t buy it

June 18, 2018

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Song says many of her fellow defectors see Kim in a favorable light. “He is different from his father Kim Jong Il who was a womanizer and indulged himself in luxury goods. Kim Jong Il never really talked in public but Kim Jong-un has a real wife …
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Kim Jong Un Is Showing the World Just How Much Power He Has

June 18, 2018

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With head bowed, the 27-year-old wept before the casket of his late father Kim Jong Il. Rumors suggested the scion was a hard-partying libertine, while a CIA psychological profile painted him as an egotist who lashed out savagely at perceived insults.
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Kim Jong Un Is Winning His Psychological War With the U.S.

June 18, 2018

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The Kim family business, of course, is holding political power at all costs. It was established by Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Un’s grandfather, and continued by Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un’s father. It uses brutal repression, fear, threats, intimidation …
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‘Art of the Deal’ co-author: Trump would act like Kim Jong Un if he had the same powers

June 18, 2018

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Kim, who took power in 2011 after his father, former leader Kim Jong Il, died, has kept up his country’s reputation for political repression and gross abuses of human rights. Despite that reputation, Trump has largely shrugged off such abuses …
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From ‘short and fat’ to ‘tough guy’: Trump’s ever-changing views of Kim Jong Un

June 18, 2018

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In 1999, during an appearance on “Meet the Press,” Trump told host Tim Russert that North Korea, then run by Kim Jong Il, was “sort of wacko” but that they were not “a bunch of dummies.” Trump also suggested that he would “negotiate like …
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Kim Jong-il Was So Obsessed With Film He Kidnapped an Actress

June 18, 2018

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Kim Jong-il with actress Choi Eun-hee and director Shin Jeong-gyun (right of center. (Credit: Magnolia Pictures/Everett) In fact, the late Kim’s movie mania was so intense that in 1978, he kidnapped a famous actress and a director from South Korea and …
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