In a brief note, Stratfor says while Kim Jong Il's son Kim Jong Un is the heir apparent, he...

|By:, SA News Editor

In a brief note, Stratfor says while Kim Jong Il's son Kim Jong Un is the heir apparent, he still lacks the chops for the job. His uncle, Jang Song Thaek, will likely rule behind the scenes while on-the-job-training takes place. There are no reports from South Korea that the North Korean military has entered a state of heightened alert following the death, suggesting the military is on board with the transition for now.