Thousands of North Koreans gather in Pyongyang, North Korea, at Kim Il Sung Square to hold a mass rally in support for their country's policies and new leader Kim Jong Un on Jan. 3, 2012. The banner carried reads, "Let's uphold thoroughly Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il's legacy." (Associated Press)

Thousands of North Koreans gather in Pyongyang, North Korea, at Kim Il Sung Square to hold a mass rally in support for their country's policies and new leader Kim Jong Un on Jan. 3, 2012. The banner carried reads, "Let's uphold thoroughly Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il's legacy." (Associated Press)