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North Korea waits to hear that Kim Jong-il’s youngest son will take over

Posted By admin On September 27, 2010 @ 3:42 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Petteri Tuohinen
London Guardian [1]
Sept 27, 2010

The fruit crop is expected to be excellent. The apples are plump and the grape clusters heavy. Farmers smile as they toil in the fields, and people wave flags on their way to work. Tractors are bringing in another good harvest.

The footage unfolding across North Korean television screens offers images of the good life, apparently unaltered for years. But change is coming to this isolated and bizarre dictatorship, as the world’s first communist dynasty prepares to transfer power to its third generation.

Like everything in this country, the move is shrouded in mystery. But the people are already being groomed for a phased transition, supporting the widespread belief that the leader, Kim Jong-il, will use Tuesday’s Workers’ party assembly to signal he has chosen his youngest son to succeed him. One Pyongyang student says there is already a song dedicated to the heir apparent.

“We were told at university that Kim Jong-un is very intelligent, that he has a military background, and that he is very young,” added the young woman, who asked to remain anonymous.

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[4] Kim Jong-un appointed general in first official hint he will be next leader of North Korea: http://www.prisonplanet.com/kim-jong-un-appointed-general-in-first-official-hint-he-will-be-next-leader-of-north-korea.html

[5] Kim Jong Il ‘names favourite son Jong Un as successor’ in North Korea: http://www.prisonplanet.com/kim-jong-il-names-favourite-son-jong-un-as-successor-in-north-korea.html

[6] North Korea’s Kim moves to anoint youngest son as heir: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-koreas-kim-moves-to-anoint-youngest-son-as-heir.html

[7] Yesterday’s North Korea Missile Failure Could Spell Big Trouble For Kim Jong Un: http://www.prisonplanet.com/yesterdays-north-korea-missile-failure-could-spell-big-trouble-for-kim-jong-un.html

[8] First images of Kim Jong-Il body in glass coffin in North Korea: http://www.prisonplanet.com/first-images-of-kim-jong-il-body-in-glass-coffin-in-north-korea.html

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