April 23, 2014

North Korea's Game of Thrones

Dennis Halpin, The National Interest

The Associated Press

The Kim regime in North Korea, as with any hereditary dynasty, must base its claims to legitimacy to a large extent on sacred mythology. Being an atheistic regime, however, eliminates the most common rationale for transmission of rule from one generation to another—the divine right of kings.

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