January 1st, 2014
12:33 PM ET

North Korea's Kim Jong Un hits the slopes

Is Kim Jong Un the master of the photo op?

Newly released photos show the North Korean leader on a ski lift, looking incredibly relaxed and carefree.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un lauds purge of executed uncle Jang Song Thaek

This is the same guy who just a few weeks ago had his uncle executed. These are some of the first public images we're seeing of of Kim since that announcement.

What do these pictures tell us?

OutFront: Gordon Chang is the Author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World".

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