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Kim Jong Un reportedly as good as dead

If the rumors are true, he's in "vegetative state".

https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitic...ews-his-sudden

It wouldn't surprise me the least and it would be truly karmic that a dictator who reigned by fear and terror, died at the shaking hands of fearful physician, terrified to make a mistake.

2020 has a lot in store for us, folks. We're barely halfway through....
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Finally, he did something to make the world a better place
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Don't be so happy, if true whoever takes over will need to show a display of strength.
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My guess is that covid is out of control there and as a big fat bastard he knows he's at risk and so has gone into hiding.
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Re: Kim Jong Un reportedly as good as dead

Oh no, a Swiss school is going to lose another one of it's famous alumni.
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Oh no, a Swiss school is going to lose another one of it's famous alumni.
Pretty sure having visited primary school doesn't count as "alumni", though.

As others said: IF his death leads to a peaceful transition of North Korea / unification with the South / removal of foreign interests, then it's great news for Koreans. BUT the fear is that it could lead into either a bloody infighting and/or a new ruler making sure he's feared.
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Old 26.04.2020, 11:16
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Re: Kim Jong Un reportedly as good as dead

Even if he isn't dead, it's only matter of time before he is. Obesity and decadence and an increasingly discontent population will take its toll one way or the other. One day the people will collectively wake up from their obedient stupor and realise what life they can have and other people wanting power in the military will ride that wave of discontent to further their own ends in the name of "progression" and there will be a coup.
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Even if he isn't dead, it's only matter of time before he is. Obesity and decadence and an increasingly discontent population will take its toll one way or the other. One day the people will collectively wake up from their obedient stupor and realise what life they can have and other people wanting power in the military will ride that wave of discontent to further their own ends in the name of "progression" and there will be a coup.
Yes and then they lived happily ever after....what a naive comment. Cubans are under Castros for 60+ years, North Koreans another 70+. They are stronger than ever. Dream on.
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Kim Jong un-responsive
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Even if he isn't dead, it's only matter of time before he is. Obesity and decadence and an increasingly discontent population will take its toll one way or the other. One day the people will collectively wake up from their obedient stupor..
You really have no clue about their mysery, do you.

They might need you there to "wake them up". And then they will need your excellent analytical skills and diplomacy in Syria, too, China, Russia, Iran. I probably forgot a few.

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Who is next in line? Anyone know?
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His sister Kim Yo Jong, aka the North Korean Ivanka.
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His sister Kim Yo Jong, aka the North Korean Ivanka.
Do they let women rule in North Korea? I have no knowledge/real understanding of the country.
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Maybe for a few days before she's found poisoned like her other brother.
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I've just googled her. Yikes.
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You really have no clue about their mysery, do you.

They might need you there to "wake them up". And then they will need your excellent analytical skills and diplomacy in Syria, too, China, Russia, Iran. I probably forgot a few.

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I have as much clue as you do based on the information available to us. They are an oppressed people living in very harsh conditions and ruled by a family of tyrannical, violent and paranoid military dictators. This is what revolutions have been historically born from and at some point a certain set of conditions will cause something to ignite... if NK doesn't overstep the mark and get invaded first.
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I have as much clue as you do based on the information available to us. They are an oppressed people living in very harsh conditions and ruled by a family of tyrannical, violent and paranoid military dictators. This is what revolutions have been historically born from and at some point a certain set of conditions will cause something to ignite... if NK doesn't overstep the mark and get invaded first.

I think you are mixing some things up. What may look like a "revolution" (or made to look like one sometimes even by Western media) is often nothing more than a "coup".

The "better" coups make it look like they have a larger grassroots-support than the others, but very, very often, at the end of the day it's just that: a coup.

North Korea will not be much different in that department, trust me on that one.

Because - and I've said that before - when it comes to (North) Korea, everybody involved (China, the US, Japan, Russia and of course South Korea) wants to make sure things stay the same.
The people in North Korea are really just pawns on the global geopolitical chessboard.

In fact, even people like you who believe in "revolutions" are part of that chess-game, in that the people who are actually moving the chess-figures are using your projections to influence public perception. Because most often, people only see what they want to see.

Sorry to be so cynical.
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Sadly.
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