13 January 2021

Demoted? Pushed aside? Fate of Kim Jong Un's sister unclear

stripes.com

SEOUL, South Korea — Where is Kim Yo Jong, the North Korean leader’s influential sister?That is a question many who watch the cloistered, nuclear-armed country are wondering after she failed to appear in absolute leader Kim Jong Un’s newly released lineup for the country’s powerful Politburo in recent days.Some say Kim Jong Un may have demoted his sister over general policy failures. Others, however, believe he could be worried about her rapid rise and increasingly high profile as he tries to [...]