North Korea's Jang Song-thaek appears before a court ahead of his execution. Photo: Reuters
North Korea's Jang Song-thaek appears before a court ahead of his execution. Photo: Reuters
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Deadly purge of Jang could usher in greater instability in North Korea

Benjamin Charlton says Jang's brutal end and speculation over its causes will feed paranoia

North Korea's Jang Song-thaek appears before a court ahead of his execution. Photo: Reuters
North Korea's Jang Song-thaek appears before a court ahead of his execution. Photo: Reuters
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