Chairman of the National Defence Commission Kim Jong Il
and the Songun politics
(An article posted on the internet by the chairman of the South Headquarters of the National Alliance
of Youth and Students for the Country’s Reunification)
Yun Gi-jin, chairman of the National Alliance of Youth and Students for the Country’s Reunification, carried an article on the internet under the title “Chairman of the National Defence Commission Kim Jong Il and the Songun politics” on September 7.
The article, referring to the “2007 Reunification-related Seminar of the South Korean Youth and Students-Essay Contest of the Youth and Students” under the subject; the “Songun Era and North Korea, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula” slated for September 9 in Seoul, indicated that the contest, the third of its kind after those in last year and this spring, is a part of the popular derive for “Correct Understanding of Songun”.
Leader Kim Jong Il Inspects the Dabaksol Post of the KPA (Jan. 1, 1995)
It held that now research, seminar and publication functions about the various fields of north Korea including the Songun politics are brisk in south Korea, thus the drive for “Correct Understanding of Songun and North Korea” is naturally proceeding, the might of Songun of north Korea is the leadership ability of NDC Chairman Kim Jong Il who leads the Songun ranks in the van, and his Songun leadership plays a decisive role in the politics, economy and diplomatic domains.
The article said that Chairman Kim Jong Il formulated the mode of Songun politics on the basis of President Kim Il Sung’s idea of attaching importance to arms and left the first footprint of the Songun leadership on the Guards Seoul Ryu Gyung Su Tank Division 105 of the KPA on August 25, 1960.
It added that
The article said that Kim Jong Il formulated the Songun politics as the main political mode of socialism through leading the “Arduous March” and the ever-fiercer DPRK-US showdown in the 1990s to victory.
He incessantly made the inspection tours to the KPA units including the posts in
It also said that the influence of the Songun politics is really immense, the common phrases on the lips of the south Korean people are such as “Our general comprehensively copes with everything” and “We’re sure to triumph if our general leads us” due to the broad exchange between the compatriots in the north and south thanks to the June 15 joint declaration, the single-minded unity of the north Koreans who ardently support Kim Jong Il who upholds the banner of Songun and his Songun line is the true looks of north Korea.
The article continued saying that though the struggle to firmly defend the country’s dignity and achieve the prosperity in confrontation with the formidable imperialists is not easy, the compatriots in north Korea are greeting the sunrise beyond the dawn of the nation’s prosperity and feel proud, the fact that the Songun politics, an engine to the independent and peaceful reunification, rapidly spreads and in different countries over the world the enthusiasm for anti-imperialist and anti-US struggle following the banner of Songun is rising.
At the end of the article it stressed that now it is high time for more sincere study of the Songun politics of Chairman Kim Jong Il who provides our nation with the decisive guarantee for victory in the face-off with the
The fact that south Korean people's interest in the Songun politics of leader Kim Jong Il is rising day by day is because the Songun politics is an almighty treasured sword which safeguards the destiny of the nation and guarantees the common prosperity of the nation and the building of the great reunified prosperous powerful nation.