North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-Un reappeared this week after nearly six weeks out of the public eye. This week he appeared in state media photos holding a cane. While out of view, many speculated about his fate - suggesting everything from a possible coup to terminal illness. We’ll talk about the mysterious disappearance and other Asia region issues with Bruce Cumings, professor of history at the University of Chicago. He’s author of the books Parallax Visions: Making Sense of American-East Asian Relations at the End of the Century and North Korea: Another Country.
(photo: A photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walking with a stick in Pyongyang, North Korea, is carried on the front page of a South Korea's English newspaper in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday evening, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon))