Kim Jong-un walks with his daughter in an undated photo released on Saturday by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
Kim Jong-un walks with his daughter in an undated photo released on Saturday by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
North Korea

North Korea watchers puzzled by Kim Jong-un’s daughter: is she his successor or just a symbol?

  • Some say Kim’s daughter – who was not named in state media – could be positioned as the promising fourth generation of the ‘Mount Paektu bloodline’
  • But for others, she is merely a way for her father to present himself as ‘a loving father, not just a brutal dictator who shoots missiles’

Kim Jong-un walks with his daughter in an undated photo released on Saturday by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
Kim Jong-un walks with his daughter in an undated photo released on Saturday by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
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