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Kim Jong-un, North Korea's new young leader, rides a horse at an undisclosed place in North Korea in this undated image made from KRT video that aired on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/KRT via APTN)

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Kim Jong-un, North Korea's new young leader, gets out of a military vehicle at an undisclosed place in North Korea in this image from an undated TV video aired on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/KRT via APTN)

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An estimated 100,000 North Koreans march Tuesday at Kim Il-Sung Square in Pyongyang in support of their country's policies and new leader, Kim Jong-un. The massive rally and footage of his meeting Monday with soldiers are part of a campaign to build support for Mr. Kim that began the day news broke of his father's death last month. (Associated Press)

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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)

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TIES THAT BIND: North Korea's "supreme leader," Kim Jong-un, speaks with a soldier on New Year's Day during his inspection of a tank division to congratulate members of the Korean People's Army. (Korean Central News Agency via Associated Press)

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"People will be analyzing public appearances, rosters, who was standing next to whom, who was suddenly absent, who suddenly disappears," says Andrei Lankov, a North Korea specialist at Seoul's Kookmin University of the world's interest in the North's new leader, Kim Jong-un, seen inspecting the New Year's Day spread at a military post. (Korean Central News Agency via Associated Press)

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In this Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed in Tokyo by the Korea News Service on Thursday, Dec. 29, North Korea's next leader Kim Jong Un, center, with officials, pays respects to late leader Kim Jong Il, during the funeral at Kumsusan Memorial Palace in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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In this image made from KRT video, North Korea's next leader Kim Jong Un is seen during a memorial service for late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/KRT via APTN)

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** FILE ** In this image made from KRT video, Kim Jong-un, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's youngest son and successor, salutes during the funeral for his father at the end of a procession outside Kumsusan Memorial Palace in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/KRT via APTN)

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North Korea's next leader, Kim Jong Un, front 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 Wednesday Dec. 28, 2011. Behind Kim Jong Un, in order are Jang Song Thaek, Kim Jong Il's brother-in-law and vice chairman of the National Defense Commission, and Workers Party officials Choe Thae Bok and Kim Ki Nam. At far right is Ri Yong Ho, the Vice Marshal of the Korean People’s Army, and behind him is People's Armed Forces Minister Kim Yong Chun. (AP Photo)

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Kim Jong-un, the youngest son and designated successor to the late Kim Jong-il as North Korean dictator, salutes during the funeral for his father in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. (AP Photo)

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In this image made from KRT video, Kim Jong-un (center), Kim Jong-il's youngest son and successor, walks next to his father's hearse during a funeral procession for the late North Korean leader in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/KRT via APTN)

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A final photograph of Kim Jong-il, released Saturday, shows North Korea's "Dear Leader" in a Pyongyang grocery store with a retinue that includes his son-successor, Kim Jong-un (right on the first step with two riders), Kim Jong-il's sister Kim Kyong-hui and her husband, Jang Song-thaek (two steps behind Kim Jong-un, in light jacket). (Associated Press)

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North Korean defector Park Sang-hak (right) releases a balloon bearing leaflets condemning North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and his son Kim Jong-un during a demonstration against the North at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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In this image made from KRT television, Kim Jong-un, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's youngest known son and successor, visits the body of senior Kim with top military and Workers' Party officials in a memorial palace in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/KRT)

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Kim Jong-un, third son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, is believed to have the mannerisms, personality and ideology of his mercurial father. (Xinhua News Agency via Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Oct. 9, 2010, photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Kim Jong-un, the third son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, applauds while watching the Arirang mass games performance staged to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Yao Dawei)

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** FILE ** In this Oct. 10, 2010, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (right) and his son Kim Jong-un attend a massive military parade to mark the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

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In this undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Saturday, May 28, 2011, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (center right), accompanied by his son Kim Jong-un (third from right), inspect the construction site of the Huichon Power Station in Jokang Do, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)