North Korea's Kim Jong Un Promoted Second in Command of Ruling Party's Central Military Commission

North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the third-son of leader Kim Jong Il, became second in command of the ruling Workers' Party's powerful Central Military Commission just a day after his father made him a four-star general. These recent announcements are the first time the communist state mentioned Jong Un's name officially. In practice, North Korea is now set to be co-ruled by the new official heir and their ailing 68-year-old leader. "Due to the deterioration of Kim Jong Il' s health, transition...Full Story
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