North Korea’s hostile threats just empty rhetoric? U.S. B-52 bombers fly overhead

Analysts at odds over whether rockets could hit U.S.

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“A politburo plenary would be a rich target for the allies and would never be held if North Korean leaders really anticipated a war,” he wrote in his daily e-letter NightWatch. “The entire national leadership could be decapitated in one strike.”This article is based in part on wire service reports.

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Shaun Waterman

Shaun Waterman

Shaun Waterman is an award-winning reporter for The Washington Times, covering foreign affairs, defense and cybersecurity. He was a senior editor and correspondent for United Press International for nearly a decade, and has covered the Department of Homeland Security since 2003. His reporting on the Sept. 11 Commission and the tortuous process by which some of its recommendations finally became ...

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