General Political Bureau of the Korean People's Army

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The General Political Bureau is the internal politburo of the Korean People's Army, used by the leadership of the North Korean government to exert political control over the military.[1]

As of October 2014 the director of the General Political Bureau is Hwang Pyong-so[2]


  1. Worden, Robert L., ed. (2008). North Korea: A Country Study. Library of Congress, Federal Research Division. p. 242. ISBN 9780160814228. 
  2. Paul French (8 October 2014). "Disappearance of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un could ease path to peace, coup or no".