Yuriko Koike | The Pyongyang purge
The Kim dynasty's last chapter may have begun with the current spasm of executions in North Korea, though the ending remains in doubt
During the Cold War, the term Kremlinology referred to efforts to understand what was taking place at the commanding heights of the Soviet Union, indeed, behind the entire Iron Curtain. Kremlinologists monitored who was up and who was down among the core Soviet leadership. Great significance was read into who signed an official document, or who stood where atop Lenin’s Tomb in Red Square when reviewing military parades.
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