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      The threat of miscalculation

      There's a disconnect between news coverage on North Korea and the atmosphere on the ground. As the world braces for a provocative missile launch, North Koreans are busy beautifying the capital ahead of Pyongyang's biggest holiday: the April 15th birthday of founder Kim Il Sung.

      Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer, senior fellow at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies, discussed North Korea and other top defense issues with Capital Insider.