Jim Walsh on North Korea's latest political transition

National Library of North Korea, Pyongyang


from The Christian Science Monitor

“When any country goes through a leadership transition, but particularly in the case of one-man-rule like North Korea’s, the tendency is to pull back, hunker down, and offer displays of strength,” says Jim Walsh, a North Korea expert at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program in Cambridge. “They are rallying people around the flag at a delicate moment,” he adds, “and we shouldn’t expect it to stop tomorrow.”


Full article at the Christian Science Monitor

Jim Walsh | Security Studies Program