North Korea security reshuffle

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Description

Kim Jong-un reshuffled key positions in the DPRK, with the defense chief, head of military intelligence and army chief of staff fired. 

Sign of possible disagreements within the higher echelons of the NK regime

KJU also keen on appointing officials loyal to him, not his father

Period4 Jun 2018

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleKim Jong-un reshuffles key security posts
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletBBC World News
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date4/06/18
    DescriptionKim Jong-un reshuffled key positions in the DPRK, with the defense chief, head of military intelligence and army chief of staff fired.

    Sign of possible disagreements within the higher echelons of the NK regime

    KJU also keen on appointing officials loyal to him, not his father
    PersonsYoungmi Kim

Keywords

  • North Korea
  • DPRK
  • Kim Jong-un
  • security
  • regime stability
  • US
  • Trump