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Legislative Meeting Offers Glimpse Into North Korea's Power Structure

This week North Korea is convening its first major parliamentary meeting of the year. It is a scripted event that is widely seen as a façade to give the authoritarian rule of Kim Jong Un the appearance of democratic support. These sessions might offer some insight into the leadership’s grasp on power and the stability of the regime.   The third session of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea will bring together 687 representatives...

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