Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 5:13 AM
Capping more than a week of public mourning, North Korea staged a dramatic state funeral for its late leader Kim Jong Il. Leading the ceremonies was Kim's third son and apparent successor. North Korean media reports portray the young Kim in full control of the impoverished, nuclear-armed country. But while consolidating his political power may be easy, establishing his legitimacy will be tougher.
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