December 13, 2013

Execution Raises Doubts About Kim's Grip on Power

C. Sang-Hun, New York Times

The Associated Press

Perhaps one of the most intriguing details in North Korea's announcement of the execution of Jang Song-thaek, the uncle and presumed mentor of the leader Kim Jong-un, was what its state-run media reported that Mr. Jang said while confessing to plotting to overthrow Mr. Kim’s government.

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TAGGED: Jang Song-thaek, Kim Jong-un, North Korea


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