Dear Leader Departs
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  • Walter Sobchak

    Succession is tough enough in countries where tradition and law make the path clear. The odds are, that unless the heir apparent is much tougher and smarter than he is likely to be, there will be a struggle, one that could lead to regime collapse.

    The most important hidden variable is what the Chinese are thinking and doing.

  • Luke Lea

    “Russia was and is as transparent as glass compared to the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of (North) Korea.”

    With the Democratic Republic of China somewhere in between?

  • Kris

    Another one cheats the lamppost.

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