Daily Archives: December 19, 2011

Dec 19 2011

The Continuation of a ‘Deep-Seated Ancestral Relationship’: China and the Passing of Kim Jong-il

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By Phoebe Chang, PhD Candidate London School of Economics The famed ‘Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance Arirang’ in Pyongyang features an elaborate ‘DPRK-China friendship’ segment, replete with socialist realist images of united revolutionaries. It cites the ‘deep-seated ancestral relationship’ … Continue reading

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Dec 19 2011

A New Regime In Pyongyang

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By Lyong Choi, PhD candidate LSE Department of International History. The short-term and long-term impact on the Korean peninsula from the death of Kim Jong-il The death of Kim Jong-il will result in some similar effects on short-term NK strategy … Continue reading

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Dec 19 2011

Breaking News – Death of Kim Jong Il

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By the LSE East Asia Web Blog Editor. North Korean state media has announced, to its own people and the world, the death of Kim Jong Il. Reports indicate that he died on a train in Pyongyang from a heart … Continue reading

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