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North Korean leader’s slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal

A new Wall Street Journal report claims that the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jung-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant. However, the WSJ mentions that “several former US officials said the half brother, who had lived outside of North Korea for many years and had no known power base in Pyongyang, was unlikely to be able to provide details of the secretive country’s inner workings.”

Kim Jong-nam was killed at Kuala Lumpur airport, most likely after being sprayed in he face with liquid VX, a banned chemical weapon.

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