As Kim Fades, China Cashes Out in North Korea

Barnett, Thomas P. M.
April 2010
World Politics Review (Selective Content);4/26/2010, p1
The article focuses on the possible demise of the ruling of Kim Jong Il as the leader of North Korea. It mentions several indicators of Kim Jong Il's regime failure including his anointing of his son Kim Jong Un as his successor, starvation, and increase in communications traffic between the outside world and Hermit Kingdom. It adds that the great of Westerners lies on Chinese leader's move to compel Kim in saving Beijing by returning Six Party Talks on nuclear program in North Korea.


Related Articles

  • The Regent Behind the Son. Guo, Jerry // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);10/4/2010 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 156 Issue 14, p7 

    The article features Jang Song-taek, who will be the regent for the late-twenty something Kim Jong-un, who was introduced as the heir apparent to Kim Jong-il's position at the Hermit Kingdom. Jang, Kim Jong-il's right hand for the past years, was appointed National Defencese Commission vice...

  • Kim Jong Unchained. Foster-Carter, Aidan // Diplomat;Feb2020, Issue 63, pC4 

    Whatever happened to the North Korea peace process, which in 2018 looked so promising? Kim Jong Un tested ever bigger and better missiles, to which the newly elected Trump responded by threatening to "totally destroy" North Korea. One particular worry is that calls for the ROK to develop its own...

  • N. Korean photo indicates Kim did not inherit his father's fear of flying.  // East-Asia-Intel Reports;4/9/2014, p8 

    The article reports on the publishing by North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun of a photograph of North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-Un as he gets off from an aircraft at the Samjiyon airport in Ryanggang Province. It mentions his father Kim Jong-Il's fear of flying caused by a helicopter...

  • THINK AGAIN.  // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);6/29/2009 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 26, p10 

    The article presents updates on notable people and indicates if the update is positive, negative, or neutral. North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il's third son and chosen successor, Kim Jong Un, is noted as a weak choice. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is ailing, but his son Gamal is not ready to...

  • MY THREE SONS. Thomas, Evan; Smalley, Suzanne; Hosenball, Mark; Stone, Daniel; Yokota, Takashi; McNicoll, Tracy; Lee, B. J. // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);7/27/2009 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 154 Issue 4, p32 

    The article examines the potential for the head of political power within the nation of North Korea to be transferred from ruler Kim Jong Il to one of his three sons. The author examines the Western proclivities of Jong’s sons, who are named Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Chul, and Kim Jong Un,...

  • Princes of Darkness.  // Canada & the World Backgrounder;Mar2008, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p26 

    The article focuses on the character and impact of dictatorships. Kim Jong Il of North Korea is described as having a god-like stature in his country where there is widespread starvation in the population while the leader holds frequent banquets. The rules of the generals in Burma and Saddam...

  • North Korean freak show rolls on: fat men and famines. Bennett, Chris // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;1/25/2012, p10 

    The author criticizes the late North Koran leader Kim Jong Il for leaving starvation among peasants in the country. He identifies Kim as responsible for a million famine deaths. He blames some of the leader's agricultural policies for the spread of starvation. The decision of Kim to farm ostrich...

  • Secret communication channel between two Koreas involves intermediaries.  // East-Asia-Intel Reports;2/10/2010, p1 

    The article reports that an unofficial communication channel with North Korean ruler Kim Jong-II has been maintained by South Koreean President Lee Myung-Bak.

  • Inbox.  // Time International (Asia Edition);1/30/2012, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p4 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in the January 9, 2012 issue including one about the potential dangers of cellphone on health, one about the demise of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, and one about the use of online media.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics