North Korea insider reveals plan for war
- THE SPY WHO GOT LEFT IN THE COLD. Lane, Charles // New Republic;09/01/97, Vol. 217 Issue 9, p17
Deals with the U.S. government's lack of response on the defection of Hwang Jang Yop, member of the North Korean Workers' Party central committee, a leading theoretician of the North's crackpot brand of autarchical communism and a former tutor of North Korean leader Kim Jong II, in 1997. Reason...
- Seoul man? A defector's scrutinized. Kitfield, James // National Journal;5/03/97, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p876
Analyzes North Korean leader Hwang Jang Yop's possible motives for defection to South Korea. Credibility of defector's statements; Political implications of the defection; Reference to food problem in North Korea.
- A shaper of North Korean defects, bringing secrets. Barr, Cameron W.; Baker, Michael // Christian Science Monitor;2/13/97, Vol. 89 Issue 55, p1
Reports that Hwang Jang Yop, a North Korean official filed for asylum in at South Korea's embassy in Beijing, China, and left the country. Highest-ranking official to try to defect since the Korean peninsula; Uncertainty of why Yop took the step; How the defection affects North Korea.
- 'Bye to all that. Spaeth, Anthony; FlorCruz, Jaime A. // Time International (South Pacific Edition);02/24/97, Issue 8, p60
Discusses the defection of a top North Korean official, Hwang Jang Yop, on a February 1997 visit in Beijing, China. Hwang's position on North Korea's 11-member secretariat; Friend and relative to the late president; Chief architect of North Korea's national philosophy; Great intelligence value...
- Truth shock awaits North Korean defectors. Baker, Michael // Christian Science Monitor;3/19/97, Vol. 89 Issue 78, p1
Reports on the plans of Hwang Jang-yop, chief ideologue of the North Korean communist system, to defect to South Korea. Need for Jang-yop to protect himself from assassins; Details on his defection; Information on the living conditions in North Korea; Other North Koreans who have defected.
- A defector of the highest order. Butler, Steven; Palmer, Brian // U.S. News & World Report;2/24/97, Vol. 122 Issue 7, p43
Reports on the significance of the defection of North Korean official Hwang Jang Yop to South Korea. Hwang's former rank in the North Korean hierarchy; His work in developing the political philosophy of juche, or self-reliance; The response from China.
- Defector casts doubt on US approach to N. Korea. Barr, Cameron W.; Baker, Michael // Christian Science Monitor;2/21/97, Vol. 89 Issue 60, p1
Looks at how the defection of top North Korean official Hwang Jang Yop to South Korea is expected to affect both countries. What the United States has to consider; Details of letters written by Hwang which were publicized since his defection; Background information on Hwang; Detailed information...
- Top defector: China will be in the driver's seat should chaos erupt following death of Kim Jong-Il. // East-Asia-Intel Reports;9/17/2008, p3
The article reports on the possible political violence in North Korea following the death of its ailing leader Kim Jong-Il. Defector said that country is not likely to go off after the death because Beijing will control the neighboring communist country. Likewise, Hwang Jang-Yop told South...
- East-Asia-Intel.com: Attempted hit on top defector reveals rise of North Korean intel bureau -- April 28, 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.