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Kim Jong Un has started his succession planning

North Korean leader seeks to make sure heir's authority will be accepted

| North Korea
Kim Jong Un and his daughter Kim Ju Ae with scientists, engineers and military officials involved in the test-firing of the Hwasong-17 missile: The North Korean leader may have a reason to reveal a possible successor early.   © KCNA/Reuters

Seong-Hyon Lee is a senior fellow at the George H.W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations in Houston, Texas.

Until now, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has kept his private life very private.

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