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    Kim Jong-il’s Other Son Predicts Failure

    In a picture taken on June 4, 2010 Kim Jong-Nam, the eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, waves after an interview with South Korean media representatives in Macau.  Kim Jong-Nam was in the limelight with Seoul's JoongAng Ilbo newspaper carrying a snatched interview with him at a hotel in Macau. Jong-Nam declined knowledge of the warship incident, it reported, and said his father is "doing well".  North Korean Leader  Leader Kim Jong-Il on June 7 attended a rare second annual session of parliament at which Kim's brother-in-law was promoted and the country's prime minister was sacked, state media reported.  REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT  AFP PHOTO / JOONGANG SUNDAY VIA JOONGANG ILBO (Photo credit should read JoongAng Sunday/AFP/Getty Images)

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    There seems to be little love lost between Kim Jong-un and Kim Jong-nam, the North Korean heir's half-brother. Kim Jong-nam, the eldest son of Kim Jong-il, says his younger brother will fail. A book due out in Japan this week writes that Kim Jong-nam “sees his brother failing. He thinks he [Kim Jong-un] has a lack of experience, he's too young, and he didn't have enough time to be groomed.” Kim Jong-nam lives in exile in China and Macau. He enraged his father a decade ago when he got caught trying to sneak into Japan in order to visit Disneyland—though he says in the new book that he was exiled for speaking out against the country's military-first policy.

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