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Old 03.10.2014, 22:43
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Kim Jong Undone?

Vice News cites North Korean exiles who say there is a quiet internal civil war in North Korea, and that Kim Jong Un has lost his grip on power:
https://news.vice.com/article/former...of-north-korea
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Old 04.10.2014, 19:16
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

Unconfirmed reports..............

Dumpy little guy with funny haircut and wearing unmarked military uniform seen asking for directions at HB in Zh.
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Old 05.10.2014, 00:48
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Dumpy little guy with funny haircut and wearing unmarked military uniform seen asking for directions at HB in Zh.
Is he looking for cheese?

In the meantime, high level North Korean leaders pop unexpectedly into South Korea for a snack and some talks, without Jong Un.

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/04/wo...html?hpt=hp_t3

Clear signs he has been grounded. This may be close to the end.
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Is he looking for cheese?

In the meantime, high level North Korean leaders pop unexpectedly into South Korea for a snack and some talks, without Jong Un.

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/04/wo...html?hpt=hp_t3

Clear signs he has been grounded. This may be close to the end.
I would not be surprised to hear that he has recently joined his daddy at the celestial Emmental factory.
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Old 05.10.2014, 21:39
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

He was binging on fine living while the rest of the country starved. Gout is the least of punishments he deserves.

An anti-communist warrior once told me that the most effective way they have found to topple communist organizations is not to attack its military forces; rather entreat and facilitate the attainment of wealth, luxury and power for the highest echelon of its leaders. It naturally falls apart from there.
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Old 05.10.2014, 22:46
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

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Dumpy little guy with funny haircut and wearing unmarked military uniform seen asking for directions at HB in Zh.
In passable Swiss German, possibly. Or not, given his alleged academic shortcomings.
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Old 06.10.2014, 00:02
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He was binging on fine living while the rest of the country starved. Gout is the least of punishments he deserves.

An anti-communist warrior once told me that the most effective way they have found to topple communist organizations is not to attack its military forces; rather entreat and facilitate the attainment of wealth, luxury and power for the highest echelon of its leaders. It naturally falls apart from there.
Possibly he is/was not suffering from gout or a broken ankle but has been quietly locked away or terminated.
He is somehow worshipped by many people so if there was a coup they probably have to keep up the fiction for a long time that he is alive and well; touch of the Brezhnevs!

As was posted, it is certainly strange that a couple of senior N. Korea officials popped into S. Korea.
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Old 06.10.2014, 00:16
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

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An anti-communist warrior once told me that the most effective way they have found to topple communist organizations is not to attack its military forces; rather entreat and facilitate the attainment of wealth, luxury and power for the highest echelon of its leaders. It naturally falls apart from there.
My experience of Communist regimes is that the highest echelon of their leaders already have wealth, luxury and power. For example, the dacha's owned by Soviet Union leaders and the super shops only available to them.
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Old 06.10.2014, 05:40
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

So what happens if the ruling structure of North Korea falls apart; does China step in and rule it as a semi-independent nation for 20-25 years?
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Old 06.10.2014, 08:49
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

South Korean news sources believe he is undergoing ankle operations, and will likely return. South Korea is not too keen on absorbing North Korea overnight. They are doing too well without the burden.
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Old 06.10.2014, 13:54
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

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So what happens if the ruling structure of North Korea falls apart; does China step in and rule it as a semi-independent nation for 20-25 years?
Could be why senior N. Korean officials are in the South, they want to pull the US umbrella of protection over their heads.

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The urge to be one nation can be very strong; look at East and West Germany - that also cost a fortune
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

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So what happens if the ruling structure of North Korea falls apart; does China step in and rule it as a semi-independent nation for 20-25 years?
You know what's really sad? If China actually did do that, step in and annex NK and rule it like they do the rest of the PRC, it would be a notable IMPROVEMENT for North Koreans.
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Old 06.10.2014, 15:27
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You know what's really sad? If China actually did do that, step in and annex NK and rule it like they do the rest of the PRC, it would be a notable IMPROVEMENT for North Koreans.
Yeah! Who needs kidneys, anyway?
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

Is that same guy who performs oppa gangam style that we are talking about?
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Old 09.10.2014, 18:13
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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

Tomorrow, we find out just how employable Kim Jong Un is.

If Kim Jong Un doesn’t show up Friday, get ready for some even crazier rumors
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South Korean news sources believe he is undergoing ankle operations, and will likely return. South Korea is not too keen on absorbing North Korea overnight. They are doing too well without the burden.
well there's no need to unify immediately, you can begin by slow integration. The closeness to China might push them to act quickier though.
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Old 10.10.2014, 03:29
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well there's no need to unify immediately, you can begin by slow integration. The closeness to China might push them to act quickier though.

Well, in the 1980ies, there were hordes of Sovietologists but none of them, except Peter Scholl-Latour, expected that the end of the USSR would come so soon and so swiftly. I myself was nicely informed about Russian / Soviet affairs but expected the collapse of the USSR to be at the end of the century


Thomas Jefferson, former US ambassador to France, realized the situation of Emperor Napoleone Buenaparte very well and so pulled through the Louisiana Purchase but people not being genius of his way cannot make such forecasts






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Re: Kim Jong Undone?

It was announced he will not attend the celebrations today
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He is a no show today http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29563837
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