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Some intelligence officials fear that Kim Jong-Un may take a page from his grandfather, Kim Il-sung, who launched the Korean War in part because he feared losing power. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Some intelligence officials fear that Kim Jong-Un may take a page from his grandfather, Kim Il-sung, who launched the Korean War in part because he feared losing power. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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