Kim Jong-nam was the eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. From roughly 1994 to 2001, he was considered the heir apparent to his father. He was thought to have fallen out of favour after embarrassing the regime in 2001 with a failed attempt to visit Tokyo Disneyland with a false passport although Kim himself said his loss of favour had been due to advocating reform.
South Korean agencies on Tuesday have said that they can not confirm a report by The Wall Street Journal that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-nam, was a US intelligence.. Firstpost - Published
Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in a Malaysian airport in 2017, was reportedly an informant for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters