Rocket man's daughter

2022.11.23
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Rocket man's daughter Cartoon by Rebel Pepper
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North Korean state media released the first pictures of leader Kim Jong Un with a child believed to be his daughter, Ju Ae, a day after the launch of a Hwasong-17, a intercontinental ballistic missile that could deliver a nuclear warhead to the mainland United States. The little girl's debut alongside a weapon of mass destruction puzzled outside observers, but analysts saw the display as an effort to improve Kim's domestic image as a family man or to introduce the next generation of North Korea's hereditary dictatorship.

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