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December 12th, 2013
08:13 PM ET

North Korea leader executes uncle

News that broke in "The Situation Room" tonight: North Korea's state news agency reports that Kim Jong Un's uncle - his number two man - has been executed for treason. CNN's Barbara Starr reveals what the execution means for East Asia's security and U.S. national security.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea
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  1. z.v

    Crazy Leader !!!
    The most dangerous insane levels!!
    I think he's going to war with South Korea
    And he will do it by surprise the world!!!!!
    Should send someone to kill him before killing millions!!!

    December 13, 2013 at 4:05 pm |
  2. Jim Thomas

    I wonder if he got a trial and was it a fair one?Jim Thomas Phx.Az.

    December 13, 2013 at 2:20 pm |

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