19 Dec '11, 4am

'Young general' poised to take over North Korea dynasty after death of #Kimjongil

Young and inexperienced, Kim Jong Un is seen as poised to take over North Korea with the death of his father and extend the Kim dynasty's rule over the reclusive state for a third generation. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SEOUL (REUTERS) - Young and inexperienced, Kim Jong Un is seen as poised to take over North Korea with the death of his father and extend the Kim dynasty's rule over the reclusive state for a third generation. Not much is known about the younger Mr Kim, not even his age, though his father, Kim Jong Il, and his autocratic regime had begun making preparations for the son's transition to power. Thought to be aged around 27, Kim Jong Un had already been made a four-star general and occupied a prominent political post when he was reported to have made an important diplomatic visit to neighbouring China in May this year. On the trip, he introduced himself to the destitute ...

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