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The Korean War: The Origin of Pyongyang's State Lies

Sung-Yoon Lee published op-ed in The Hill on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War.

The Korean War of 1950-53 made today’s Dear Leader Kim Jong Un and Dame Deputy Kim Yo Jong possible. 

Without the war that the Kim siblings’ grandfather and state founder, Kim Il Sung, started 70 years ago today — and without the seven decades-old systematic indoctrination and manifold crimes upon which grandfather, followed by father, Kim Jong Il, built and perfected the brutal totalitarian state that is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) — the Kim sibs hardly would be enjoying today their outsized power and prestige proportional to the dismal, destitute kingdom they daily pillage.

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