Kim Jong-un (left) salutes beside the hearse carrying the body of his late father and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during the funeral procession in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Dec. 28. Behind the new leader is his uncle Jang Song-thaek, who is vice chairman of the National Defense Commission. Behind Mr. Jang is top propaganda official Kim Ki-nam and then Workers' Party official Choe Thae-bok (far left, partially hidden). The two military officers are Ri Yong-ho, vice marshal of the Korean People's Army (front right), and People's Armed Forces Minister Kim Yong-chun. (Associated Press)

Kim Jong-un (left) salutes beside the hearse carrying the body of his late father and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during the funeral procession in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Dec. 28. Behind the new leader is his uncle Jang Song-thaek, who is vice chairman of the National Defense Commission. Behind Mr. Jang is top propaganda official Kim Ki-nam and then Workers' Party official Choe Thae-bok (far left, partially hidden). The two military officers are Ri Yong-ho, vice marshal of the Korean People's Army (front right), and People's Armed Forces Minister Kim Yong-chun. (Associated Press)