January 20, 2012

A Glimmer of Hope from North Korea

JoongAng Daily, JoongAng Daily

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Kim Jong-nam, Kim Jong-un's older half-brother, had attributed his shameful elimination from the competition for power and his life in de facto exile overseas to his mistake of stressing the importance of opening and reform to his father. Yet a member of the North's recalcitrant leadership has said the taboo word barely one month after Kim’s death.

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