Cold War-famed U-2 spy planes keep watch on North Korea

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In this photo taken Feb. 16, 2012, a U.S. Air Force U-2 spy plane takes off during a training flight at the U.S. airbase in Osan, south of Seoul, South Korea. For more than 35 years, the Cold War era aircraft has been one of Washington's only reliable windows into military movements inside North Korea. As the world watches for signs of instability during North Korea's transition to a new leadership, the U-2 operations are as important _ or more so _ than ever. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)