North Korea brakes the Military Security Department? “Secret business is unacceptable… Evaluate this year-end.”

The Rodong Sinmun reported on the 30th that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presided over the first workshop for commanders and political workers of the Korean People’s Army at the April 25 Cultural Center in Pyongyang from July 24-27. /Photo = Rodong Sinmun News 1

The North Korean authorities drew their swords to the ‘unit specialization’ of the security forces of each unit, which is considered one of the major ailments within the People’s Army.

A Ryanggang-do military source told Daily NK on the 23rd, “On the 20th, military and military service members, corps, and command-level security officers directly oversaw the overall internal affairs of the security department and sent the ‘season department year-end business evaluation report’. The decision of the People’s Army Party Committee has been given,” he said.

A Gangwon-do military source also said, “The Security Council of the unit is a nest in the order that each unit’s political members directly evaluate and report the year-end business evaluation report. .

This is an instruction to each military to establish a system for reporting and submitting reports to the Ministry of Political Affairs separately from the reporting system for the Central Security Agency.

Here, the National Security Agency (Central Security Agency) is a unit corresponding to the South Korean Security Command and is responsible for monitoring within the military. While focusing mainly on secret surveillance such as wiretapping, it controls the entire military, including actual arrests and investigations.

In other words, it has been secretly collecting, reporting, and managing the ideological trends of military officers as well as ordinary soldiers, and, according to the ultimate goal of ‘Suryeong, policy, system, and rank-and-file security’, all Security Services projects were treated as secret special projects. In addition, it was ‘finished’ when it was reported to the Central Security Agency for detailed information on information projects within each unit.

However, in this directive, the People’s Army Party Committee nailed it to the point that “political members dispatched to the entire army are the party’s most responsible commanders who take responsibility for and guide the overall business of the unit as representatives of the Workers’ Party of Korea.” In the future, he clearly stated that he would ‘manage and control the military through the political committee of the party’.

In particular, the People’s Army Party Committee pointed out in the directive, ‘There can be no special units outside the control of the party, and there cannot be any secret business outside the leadership of the party’. He also said that ‘we will strongly push for reform of the security system evaluation system using this opportunity’.

This means that it has declared that it will put a brake on the Security Agency, which wields an invisible and powerful power that monitors, controls and seizes the ideological trend of the military and the entire military.

Regarding this, the source said, “Breaking the old way of thinking that the People’s Army units treated all three members of the corps commander (commander), political committee member, and security officer as equals, the party’s enemy is to strictly control the military with a party-centered system and act as a special institution. It is a move from the upper level to further strengthen control,” he pointed out.

In other words, it is interpreted as a measure to induce the unified centralization of power of the Supreme Commander (Chairman Kim Jong-un) by strengthening the party’s control over the military. In addition, the intention is to prepare an institutional device to thoroughly belong to the Party, as in a separate special organization, all the activities of the Security Agency were under a veil.

In fact, the People’s Army Party Committee strongly insists on ‘activating the ‘party authority’ and decisively slashing the arbitrariness that it once claimed as a powerful special agency’ and ‘establishing strong organizational discipline in which the entire army moves in unison under the sole leadership of the supreme commander’. It is said that you are ordering.

The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the North Korean Workers’ Party, reported that the first expanded meeting of the 8th Central Military Commission was held at the headquarters of the Party Central Committee on the eve of February 25 (24th), presided over by Chairman Kim Jong-un (regardless of the article). Photo = Rodong Sinmun News 1

Following the instructions of the People’s Army Party Committee, follow-up measures are also in progress.

From the 22nd, each military political committee member started reviewing the business plan and execution plan, along with individual discourses from military officers in the unit. In addition, they plan to report the performance and progress of the Bowie business in detail by the 10th of next month.

Afterwards, the People’s Army Party Committee plans to complete the cadre project (personneling) before the 10th anniversary of the appointment of the Supreme Commander (December 30) according to the year-end business evaluation of each military’s security department, the source said.

On the other hand, there are not a few antimal voices within the Security Council. It is said that among the well-established Bowi commanders, “The Bowie business is a closed business in itself, but does it make sense for the government to look into it” and “Is there a need for a security guard, or the political department can do it all?”


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