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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, North Koreans perform as fireworks explode during an evening celebration marking the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Yao Dawei)

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North Korea missiles on the trucks make its way during a massive military parade marking the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. This year's celebration comes less than two weeks after Kim Jong Il's re-election to the party's top post and the news that his 20-something son would succeed his father and grandfather as leader. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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North Korean soldiers react during a massive military parade marking the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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Human letters meaning "65" are created by participants on the Kim Il Sung Square as North Korea marked the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party with a massive military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. This year's celebration comes less than two weeks after Kim Jong Il's re-election to the party's top post and the news that his 20-something son would succeed his father and grandfather as leader. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Il, right, and his son Kim Jong Un, left, salute from the balcony as they attend a massive military parade marking the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. This year's celebration comes less than two weeks after Kim Jong Il's re-election to the party's top post and the news that his 20-something son would succeed his father and grandfather as leader. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, right, and his third son Kim Jong Un, center, applaud before a massive military parade celebrating the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's Workers' Party, in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Yao Dawei)

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** FILE ** North Korea leader Kim Jong-il (right) and his son Kim Jong-un (left) salute from a balcony as they attend a massive military parade marking the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. This year's celebration came less than two weeks after Kim Jong-il's re-election to the party's top post and the news that his 20-something son would succeed his father and grandfather as leader. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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North Korean military personnel march during a massive parade marking the 65th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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** FILE ** This Oct. 14, 1950, file picture shows Gen. Douglas MacArthur, left, and President Harry Truman in an automobile during a meeting on Wake Island to discuss the Korean War. Truman later told reporters the atomic bombing of North Korea was under consideration. MacArthur had a plan to drop 30 to 50 of the bombs, the general told journalists after the war. Sixty years after the start of the Korean War, recently released declassified documents have helped fill in the history of U.S. nuclear threats against North Korea over the decades. (AP Photo/WA, File)

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A North Korean defector shouts slogans next to a placard showing photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, center, his late father Kim Il-sung, left, and his youngest son Kim Jong-un, during a rally against the North's succession in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. The letters on a banner read "We denounce the family's succession through three generations." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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In this undated photo released on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's son Kim Jong Un, center in front, poses with North Korean soldiers who participated in a coordinated drill of a military unit of the Korean People's Army at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea's heir apparent observed military drills with his father, according to a state media report Tuesday, heralding a growing public profile for Kim Jong Un as he takes on a more prominent role in the reclusive nation. Chief of the General Staff of the Korean People's Army Ri Yong Ho stands at front right and Defense Chief Kim Yong Chun stands at second right in front. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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In this undated photo released on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il wearing sunglasses at center front and his third son Kim Jong Un wearing black suit, standing third from Kim Jong Il's left, pose with North Korean soldiers who participated in a coordinated drill of a military unit of the Korean People's Army at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea's heir apparent observed military drills with his father, according to a state media report Tuesday, heralding a growing public profile for Kim Jong Un as he takes on a more prominent role in the reclusive nation. Chief of the General Staff of the Korean People's Army Ri Yong Ho stands at first from Kim Jong Il's left and Defense Chief Kim Yong Chun stands at second from Kim Jong Il's left. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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In this undated photo released on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, front right, and his third son Kim Jong Un, front left, pose with North Korean soldiers who participated in a coordinated drill of a military unit of the Korean People's Army at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea's heir apparent observed military drills with his father, according to a state media report Tuesday, heralding a growing public profile for Kim Jong Un as he takes on a more prominent role in the reclusive nation. Chief of the General Staff of the Korean People's Army Ri Yong Ho stands at second right in front and Defense Chief Kim Yong Chun stands at second left in front. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

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In this Oct. 1, 2010, file photo, a South Korean worker watches a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's third son Kim Jong-un as she waits to head to the North Korean city of Kaesong at the customs, immigration and quarantine office for North Korea near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

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A man believed to be Kim Jong-un, heir apparent to North Korea's ailing Kim Jong-il, among party leaders is said to confirm the young man's status as successor. (Associated Press via Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service)

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South Koreans watch a TV news program showing a picture of a man believed to be Kim Jong Un, the third son of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 image made from KRT video distributed by APTN Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, delegates, including Kim Jong Un, front row right, the youngest son and heir apparent of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, clap hands during the ruling Workers' Party representatives meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/KRT/APTN)

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In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 image made from KRT video distributed by APTN Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, center, arrives at North Korean ruling Workers' Party representatives meeting as North's No. 2 official Kim Yong Nam, left, and other participants applaud during the biggest political gathering in 30 years to elect new leaders in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/KRT/APTN)

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In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 image made from KRT video distributed by APTN Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is seated during the ruling Workers' Party representatives meeting, the biggest political gathering in 30 years to elect new leaders, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/KRT/APTN)

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In this Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 image made from KRT video distributed by APTN Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, participants to the North Korean ruling Workers' Party representatives meeting attend the biggest gathering in 30 years to elect new leaders in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/KRT/APTN)