Picture of the Day: Image of Kim Jong-nam’s Mother, Sung Hae-rim

Mother of N. Korean leader's assassinated half brother

This undated Yonhap file photo shows Sung Hae-rim, the mother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half brother Kim Jong-nam, who was assassinated allegedly by two North Korean female agents at a Kuala Lumpur airport in Malaysia on Feb. 13, 2017. Born in South Korea in 1937, Sung went to North Korea during the Korean War. Kim is a love child between Sung and the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, the father of Kim Jong-un. Sung had lived alone at a sanatorium in Moscow since 1974 and died in May 2002. (Yonhap)



I am a US military veteran that has served all over the world to include in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Korea. I have been blogging about Korea, Northeast Asia, and the US military for over 10 years.

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