East-Asia-Intel.com: As unrest in North Korea increases, Kim's military assumes direct control of security agency - April 14, 2010

April 2010
East-Asia-Intel Reports;4/14/2010, p1
The article offers information on the decision of the North Korean government to place the Ministry of People's Security under the direct control of the National Defense Commission. The decision was taken by the ruler Kim Jong-Il, who has put the country under high alert. It was done after the explosion of South Korean patrol boat in March 2010. The disturbance caused by currency revaluation is another reason for the same.


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