I’m pleased to announce the publication of my 5th book entitled “Korea Północna: zarys ewolucji systemu politycznego” (North Korea: an analysis of the evolution of the political system) devoted to the North Korean leadership. This monograph is also analyzing last changes which took place within North Korean political institutions. Advertisements
North Korea held a series of cultural events and meetings during February 10 to February 16 to mark the Day of the Shining Star, or birth anniversary of late DPRK leader Kim Jong Il (a biogaphy of Kim Jong Il is available there).
N’ayant pas fait parti des convives du 70ème anniversaire de la formation du Parti du Travail Coréen (le Parti Communiste nord-coréen), j’ai du me contenter de regarder les 2 heures 171 minutes des festivités via la télévision russe. En ce 10 octobre 2015, Le temps était radieux à Pyongyang. De nombreuses délégations étrangères qui ont… Read More Analyse des personnalités nord-coréennes présentes aux festivités des 70 ans du Parti du Travail Coréen
According to the KCNA”Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), gave field guidance to the construction site of the Sci-Tech Complex. He asked commanding officers in… Read More Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Construction Site of Sci-Tech Complex
For a long time, I assumed that the power in the DPRK was only in the hands of Kim Jong-il and his family. That was true as long Kim Jong-il was at the head of the powerful department of the Organization and the Propaganda of the Central Committee (CC) of the Korea Workers’ Party (KWP… Read More Why (in theory) the power must belong to the Kim family?
Jon Pyong Ho, a former director in the Second Economic Committee passed away on the 7th July 2014. He left his wife and 2 daughters. Jon Pyong Ho was responsible for the initialization of the DPRK nuclear program in the 60’s. According to the KCNA (the North Korean press agency), Jon Pyong Ho was a “general of… Read More Jon Pyong Ho (1928-2014) passed away
Très souvent lorsqu’on évoque les institutions nord-coréennes, les analystes privilégient le parti communiste nord-coréen (le Parti du Travail coréen, le PTC), l’armée nord-coréenne (l’Armée Populaire de Corée, l’APC) au détriment d’autres structures politiques. En termes de pouvoir, je cherche à répeter souvent que celui-ci est dans les mains de ceux qui dirigent les structures politiques… Read More Le gouvernement nord-coréen: une institution montante en force ?
Analyzing the list of people who were chosen at the new SPA (Supreme People Assembly of North Korea) election, we can notice that as usually the same people were chosen as in previous elections except some little changes. It would be a great challenge to analyze each person chosen to the SPA, therefore I would… Read More Some left but some stay: a quick review of the election to the SPA