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The plan was to launch a single Nuclear weapon into Washington DC during a political meeting in the following caos Marshal law would be declared and the military could take over. The origin of the missle would be from North Korea leading everyone to believe it was just a terrorist attack. However, something went wrong in the US missile tracking system ad the coordinates came in as being within China. It is unclear where the order came from exactly but the US mounted a full scale retaliation launching 50 nuclear missiles targeting every major city in China. China retaliated with around the same number however around 30 % of these were intercepted by the missile defense system.