TITLE

Heirs to the Kingdom

AUTHOR(S)
Wehrfritz, George; Takayama, Hideko; Lee, B.J.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);3/10/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 141 Issue 10, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the succession struggle between the brothers Kim Jong Nam and Kim Jong Chol, the sons of the North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il. Consideration of the nuclear arms program in North Korea; Status of a military document from North Korea in which a woman called Omonim, the respected mother, praises Kim Jong Il; How Kim Jong Nam was detained while trying to enter Japan in 2001; Suggestion that the respected mother directive is an attempt to name John Chol as his father's successor.
ACCESSION #
9243495

 

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