This week it was revealed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is in “grave danger” following a cardiovascular procedure earlier this month.
With the 36-year-old not seen publicly since April 11, it is reported that the United States has contingency plans in place in the event the dictator dies.
If the news is true, it could lead to a new leader for North Korea. And according to widespread western media reports, that new leader will be his little sister, 31-year-old Kim Yo-jong.
Currently, North Korea has been controlled by three consecutive generations of the Kim bloodline over the past seven decades. Reporting from inside North Korea is notoriously difficult, especially on matters concerning the country’s leadership, given tight controls on information.
So what exactly do we know about Kim Yo-jong?…