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Chinese paramilitary policemen build a fence Dec. 8 across from North Korea, seen in the background from the Chinese border town of Tumen. In recent months, North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un has intensified a border crackdown that has sought to seal the once-porous 880-mile frontier with China, smugglers and analysts alike say. (Associated Press)

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Chinese paramilitary policemen build a fence Dec. 8 across from North Korea, seen in the background from the Chinese border town of Tumen. In recent months, North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un has intensified a border crackdown that has sought to seal the once-porous 880-mile frontier with China, smugglers and analysts alike say. (Associated Press)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (second from left in front row) and his wife, Ri Sol-ju (left), attend a ceremony on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Pyongyang, North Korea, to reopen the mausoleum where his father, Kim Jong-il's embalmed remains will lie in state, as North Koreans marked the first-year anniversary of the elder Kim's death. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (second from left in front row) and his wife, Ri Sol-ju (left), attend a ceremony on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Pyongyang, North Korea, to reopen the mausoleum where his father, Kim Jong-il's embalmed remains will lie in state, as North Koreans marked the first-year anniversary of the elder Kim's death. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video)

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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will travel to North Korea as early as this month on a humanitarian trip led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson. (Associated Press)

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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will travel to North Korea as early as this month on a humanitarian trip led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson. (Associated Press)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gives his first New Year's Day address in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Mr. Kim called for his country to focus on economic improvements with the same urgency that scientists put into the launch of a long-range rocket last month. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gives his first New Year's Day address in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Mr. Kim called for his country to focus on economic improvements with the same urgency that scientists put into the launch of a long-range rocket last month. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video)

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** FILE ** North Korean military officers bow at an image of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during a national meeting of top party and military officials on the eve of the first anniversary of Kim's death in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. The large characters on the vertical banner at left translate as "Hurrah to the Workers' Party of Korea." (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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South Korean President-elect Park Geun-Hye has promised more humanitarian aid for North Korea and deeper engagement, but Pyongyang is likely to try to dominate their relations. (Associated Press)

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South Korean President-elect Park Geun-Hye has promised more humanitarian aid for North Korea and deeper engagement, but Pyongyang is likely to try to dominate their relations. (Associated Press)

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Illustration North Korea's Nuke by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

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A North Korean traffic coordinator stands on a roadside near portraits of the late leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il during a foggy morning on Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. North Korea marked the first death anniversary of the former leader Kim Jong Il on Monday. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A North Korean woman and a child pay their respects to portraits of the late leaders Kim Il-sung (left) and Kim Jong-il on Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. North Korea marked the first anniversary of the death of Kim Jong-il on Monday. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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North Koreans arrive to pay their respects to the late leader Kim Jong-il on Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. North Korea marked the first anniversary of the death of the former leader on Monday. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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North Korean children leave after laying flowers before portraits of the late leaders Kim Il-sung (left) and Kim Jong-il on Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (third from left) attends a ceremony to reopen the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Mr. Kim solemnly reopened the sprawling, granite mausoleum where his father's body lies in state as the nation marked the first anniversary of Kim Jong-il's death with sadness as well as celebration over last week's successful satellite launch. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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North Korean military officers bow at an image of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during a national meeting of top party and military officials on the eve of the first anniversary of Kim's death in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. The large characters on the vertical banner at left translate as "Hurrah to the Workers' Party of Korea." (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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** FILE ** North Korean military officers bow at an image of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during a national meeting of top party and military officials on the eve of the first anniversary of Kim's death in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. The large characters on the vertical banner at left translate as "Hurrah to the Workers' Party of Korea." (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A North Korean Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launching station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video)