East-Asia-Intel.com: Attempted hit on top defector reveals rise of North Korean intel bureau -- April 28, 2010

April 2010
East-Asia-Intel Reports;4/28/2010, p1
The article reports on the revelation of the secretive activities of the General Bureau of Reconnaissance in North Korea following the attempted assassination of defector Hwang Jang-Yop.


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