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Becoming Kim Jong Un: A Former CIA Officer's Insights into North Korea's Enigmatic Young Dictator

Author: Jung H. Pak.

Becoming Kim Jong Un: A Former CIA Officer's Insights into North Korea's Enigmatic Young Dictator

Author: Jung H. Pak.

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Item #: D32596
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Ballantine
ISBN: 9781984819727
When Kim Jong Un became the leader of North Korea in 2011, predictions about his imminent fall were rife. Instead, he has solidified his grip on his country and brought the world to the brink of war. Still, we know so little about him—or how he rules. Offering deeply informed insights, former CIA analyst Jung Pak delves into Kim's character and motivat... More
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When Kim Jong Un became the leader of North Korea in 2011, predictions about his imminent fall were rife. Instead, he has solidified his grip on his country and brought the world to the brink of war. Still, we know so little about him—or how he rules. Offering deeply informed insights, former CIA analyst Jung Pak delves into Kim's character and motivations, while assessing his brutal purges, his abrupt pivot toward diplomatic engagement, and his historic—yet poorly understood—summits with Donald Trump.


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