The Obama administration has achance to use the death of Kim Jong Il to open a new chapter in its relationship with North Korea.
At present, it’s unclear whether or not Kim Jong-un is the military’s leader of choice.
Kim Jong-un may be modeling himself afer his country’s founder, Kim Il-sung.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Czech leader Vaclav Havel occupied the opposite ends of the political continuum.
North Korea seeks to avert the internal turmoil which followed the death of Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-il’s father.