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Monday, December 19, 2011
Kim Jong-il has died
Details are here. Perhaps new reason for greater concern about the future of North Korea. However eccentric, Kim Jong-il has been leader for a long time and his antics had become predictable, however unwelcome. The secession is now under way to (presumably) one of his sons. This could begin an important moment in North Korea's history and an opportunity for positive change with greater global engagement. The world watched and waits.