Varieties of nepotism on the Korean Peninsula

Opinion: Asia-Pacific

In the north, the young communist heir is removing those who were loyal to his father. In the south, the daughter of the former dictator is leading in the polls.

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Park Geun-hye.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Thursday, 07/19/2012 12:00 am EDT

What has been happening in North Korea recently is straight out of the Hereditary Dictatorship for Dummies handbook.

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