The execution of Jang Sung-taek : power struggle in North Korea?
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The recent execution of Jang Sung-taek, hitherto the second most powerful man in North Korea and uncle of its leader Kim Jon-Un raises questions about a power struggle in the leadership and the rise of the military’s influence in the state apparatus. Is Kim now in full control?
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 235-13
Nanyang Technological University