North Korea's Kim Jong-il cements 'military first' stand with key appointments

North Korea's Kim Jong-il gave son Kim Jong-un a military as well as a political role. The emphasis on military appointments in the politburo fortifies the 'military-first policy.'

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    A man walks by a South Korean newspaper bearing photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (c.) and his late father Kim Il-sung (l.) and his youngest son Kim Jong-un, displayed at a news stand in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday.
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