File photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves as he visits military units on islands in the most southwest of Pyongyang

 
File photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves as he visits military units on islands in the most southwest of Pyongyang
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) waves as he visits military units on islands in the most southwest of Pyongyang in this picture released by the North's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang August 19, 2012. KCNA did not state precisely when the picture was taken. Whoever wins South Korea's December 19 presidential election will likely find that spiky and unpredictable North Korea is as ready to strike as it is to negotiate. The main contenders in the South's election have said they would hold talks with Kim Jong-un, the youthful ruler of one of the world's most heavily armed states, in a bid to end the chill that has descended on relations under South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak, whose mandatory single term ends in February. To match Analysis KOREA-ELECTION/NORTH REUTERS/KCNA/Files