FRONTLINE

North Korea's Deadly Dictator

Season 2017 Episode 16 | 54m 47s

Who killed Kim Jong-un’s half brother, Kim Jong-nam? What does the murder reveal about the North Korean leader and his regime? As nuclear tensions grow, FRONTLINE examines claims that Kim Jong-un ordered the assassination of his half brother, and sheds light on his broader intentions.

Aired: 10/04/17

Rating: NR

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