More Dictator Than God: Kim Jong-Un's Cult Of Personality Is Going Strong
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Doug Bandow

Politics, Asia

But it can't last forever.

Key point: North Koreans have faced a severe level of psychological indoctrination.

North Korea without doubt is unique. If nothing else, its claimed accomplishments rival the faux Russian achievements cited by Pavel Chekov in the original Star Trek. Yet only the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has established a Communist monarchy, now reaching the third generation.

The real question for Kim Jong-un is whether he, like his father and...

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