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    Kim Jong Un Shows Off Missiles at North Korean Parade

    Kim Jong Un Shows Off Missiles at North Korean Parade

    SEOUL, South — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his young daughter took center stage at a huge parade, fueling speculation that she's being primed as a future leader of the isolated country as her father showed off his latest, largest nuclear missiles.

    Wednesday night's parade in the capital, Pyongyang, featured the newest hardware in Kim's growing nuclear arsenal, including what experts said was possibly a new solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile he could test in the coming months.

    That missile was part of around a dozen ICBMs Kim's troops rolled out at the event — an unprecedented number that underscored how he continues to expand his military capabilities despite limited resources in face of deepening tensions with his neighbors and the United States.

    The parade was the fifth known public appearance by Kim's daughter, Kim Ju Ae, his second-born who is believed to be around 10 years old. On Tuesday, Kim Jong Un brought his daughter to visit troops as he lauded the “irresistible might” of his nuclear-armed military.

    State media have signaled a lofty role for Kim Ju Ae. She's been called “respected” and “beloved,” and a released Wednesday showed her sitting in the seat of honor at a banquet, flanked by generals and her parents.

    North Korean released Thursday showed Kim, wearing a black coat and fedora, attending the parade with his wife and daughter. Kim…

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