North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

SPA To Convene on 13 April

DPRK state media reported on 24 March (Saturday) that the 12th Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] will convene on 13 April 2012 for its fifth session (plenum; plenary session).  The meeting … Continue reading

03/24/2012 · 1 Comment

Personnel Changes

Rumors of the DPRK’s first post-KJI purge of senior military officials have surfaced in the South Korean press.  KBS and Chosun Ilbo reported that a deputy chief of the Korean People’s Army [KPA] … Continue reading

03/24/2012 · 1 Comment

Hyon Hak Bong Presents Credentials in Dublin

Newly appointed DPRK Ambassador to the UK, Hyon Hak Bong (Hyo’n Hak-pong) presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Ireland, Hyon’s nonresident diplomatic mission.  KCNA reports: Ireland … Continue reading

03/24/2012 · Leave a comment

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