Kim Jong-il's death: 4 questions about 'dear successor' Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un, the third son of North Korea’s 'Dear Leader' Kim Jong-il, appears well on his way to succeeding his father, but he remains an 'untested quantity.' What do we know about him?

Is Kim Jong-un really in control now?

The speculation about who really rules continues. The husband of his aunt ”was brought out of retirement to serve as regent,” says political analyst Shim Jae-hoon. "No one knows how much power he has."

”The big question is whether there was foul play,” Mr. Shim says. “North Korea is such an extremely sensitive nation, we’ll never know, but it took unusually long to give out the news.”

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