April 3, 2012

Missile Men in Kim Jong-un's Inner Circle

Nate Thayer, Asia Times

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The top managers of North Korea's clandestine nuclear and ballistic missile program have been methodically promoted and now dominate the inner circle of Kim Jong-eun's new government, confidential foreign government documents and official media reports from Pyongyang show.

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