Kim Il Sung

Meet North Korea’s Former Propaganda Artist

Sun Mu once made propaganda art for the North Korean government. Now a defector, he creates art freely in South Korea. But his exhibit was banned in China, and he has to keep his identity concealed to protect the family he left behind. AJ+’s Dena Takruri sat down with him just as tensions between North Korea and the U.S. were heating up.

Who Really Calls The Shots In North Korea?

Who’s in charge of North Korea? It’s still a question, even after Kim Jong-un reappeared after being out of the public eye for several weeks. Dena Takruri with AJ+ takes a look back at the Kim Dynasty and other possible power players.