Kim Jong Un

The Brian Lehrer Show

Tough Talk From North Korea

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Charles Armstrong, director of the center for Korean Research at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), discusses Kim Jong Un's threats to South Korea and U.S. and whether it's just bluster or poses a real threat to the region and the United States.

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The Takeaway

North Korean Leader Promotes Youngest Son

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Reclusive North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has promoted his youngest son, Kim Jong-un, to the rank of general, just one day before a rare meeting of North Korea's ruling Workers Party. The move added to speculation that Kim Jong-un will take over for his ailing father in the future.