By Luke Herman
Updated January 11, 2012.
With the passing of Kim Jong-il, North Korea’s leadership transition is being formally put into place. Here is a quick abridged graphic highlighting the leadership on the National Defense Commission and the State Party’s Political Bureau and Central Military Commission. Below are links to expanded graphics for the Korean Workers Party, the military/security hierarchy, and North Korea’s state organs.
Expanded North Korean Leadership Charts:
Luke Herman is a Masters student of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego and former KEI Intern.