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Kim Jong Un Tries To Fortify Power In North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed an “uncompromising struggle” against anti-socialist elements at home, according to state media reports on Thursday. It’s seen as a move to fortify his power amid pandemic-related difficulties and U.S.-led economic sanctions.

Host Tonya Mosley talks with Here & Now’s security analyst Jim Walsh.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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