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For Jesse Johnson's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

North Korea confirms new defense chief amid leadership shake-up

Asia Pacific Jan 22, 2020

North Korea confirms new defense chief amid leadership shake-up

North Korea confirmed Wednesday that an official who has overseen leader Kim Jong Un's pet construction projects has been named the nuclear-armed country's new defense minister. The official Korean Central News Agency referred to army Gen. Kim Jong Gwan, who had been the North's vice ...