The Face of a New ‘Dear Leader’
Photos of Kim Jong Un, the probable heir to Kim Jong Il’s leadership of North Korea, have been few and far between. Until Thursday, the only verified image that showed his face was taken when he was 11 years old. This new photo, released by the North Korean government, shows Kim Jong Un seated at the far left in the front row of a military gathering.
This report from AP includes new video of Kim Jong Un as well:
This image of Kim Jong Un was broadcast in South Korea:
Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images
For more on the rise of Kim Jong Un, watch our segment from Tuesday night: