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North Korea, which unleashed another round of scathing rhetoric accusing the United States of pushing the region to the "brink of war," could be planning a missile launch soon, a U.S. official said Thursday.
As tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula, Wolf Blitzer takes us inside the conflict and explains what's at stake during a special edition of The Situation Room: North Korean Crisis, airing at 6pm eastern (3pm pacific) and again at 1am eastern (10pm pacific).
In this hour of special coverage, Wolf will be joined by Fareed Zakaria, Christiane Amanpour, Former National Security Spokesperson Tommy Vietor, Former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Christopher Hill, Kyung Lah in Seoul, David McKenzie from Beijing, Tom Foreman from the virtual studio, Chris Lawrence from the Pentagon, Brianna Keilar from the White House, Mary Snow in New York, and more.
Wolf Blitzer, who reported from North Korea in 2010 during another time of crisis, will also share his insights into the situation now.
CNN's Tom Foreman and retired General James "Spider" Marks map out potential strategies if North Korea attacks South Korea.
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