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Future of N Korea regime 'is unsustainable'

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The funeral is under way for Kim Jong-il, the North Korean leader who armed his nation with nuclear weapons and condemned many of his people to starvation through economic ineptness.

John Everard was British Ambassador to North Korea from 2006 to 2008 reflects on the implication of this public outpouring of grief for the former leader.


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