North Korea Celebrates Founder’s Birth Amid Heightened Tensions

North Korea Celebrates Founder’s Birth Amid Heightened Tensions

This picture taken by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on February 16, 2013 shows the statues of late leaders Kim Il-Sung (3rd L) and Kim Jong-Il (3rd R) at Mangyongdae Revolutionary School in Pyongyang as the statues were unveiled on the birth anniversary of Kim Jong-Il. Photograph: KNS/AFP/Getty Images