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Andrei Lankov: What happens when Kim runs out of generals and relatives to purge?

Plenty of doubts have been raised about claims that North Korea executed its defence minister by anti- aircraft gun at the end of April. Whether or not General Hyon Yong Chol met such a grisly end, though, the fact remains that top officials face increasingly uncertain fates in Pyongyang. noch 737 Wörter

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Defying Expectations: Authoritarian Persistence and Retreat in the DPRK and Burma

In this essay, I address the persistence of authoritarian regimes in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Burma (Myanmar) against expectations. Contacts welcome… noch 2.542 Wörter

#927 North Korea 14/07/25

Here is another beautiful cover from North Korea, which has been sent by John, thank you! It was posted on July 25 and arrived on August 11, 2014. noch 27 Wörter

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Top Ten Week-The Most Evil People in History-Dishonorable Mentions

Reinhard Heydrich

1904-1942

 

 

Reinhard “The Hangman” Heydrich was the chief of the Third Reich’s Security Office during the World War II. One of the most highest ranking officers in the Nazi party, he was feared even by Adolf  Hitler himself, who described him as “the man with the iron heart”. noch 589 Wörter

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The Great Leader And The Fighter Pilot

Investigative journalist Blaine Harden is a contributor to The Economist, PBS Frontline, and Foreign Policy. His book Escape from Camp 14 was a best seller. His new book is… noch 118 Wörter

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Ideology and Anti-Factionalism: A Survey of North Korean Workers' Party Publishing Output in 1958

In May 2010, the US Central Intelligence Agency released a file which it had had in its files for many decades: Korean Books (in Korean), No. noch 712 Wörter

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