Here And There with Dave Marash

Kim Jong Un, the tyrannical leader of North Korea has slimmed down, but was the weight loss caused by bad health?  Korea expert Bruce Bennett of the RAND Corporation sees a symptom in changes to the rules of governance that could reduce Kim's control of the country, something that, in the past, he's killed to keep. Covid has put North Korea into a mega-lockdown, meaning outsiders see even less of what's going on in that dark and endangered nation. 

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