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Why Fort Ritchie? Russian state TV shows strike targets in Maryland

Why Fort Ritchie? Russian state TV shows strike targets in Maryland

Maryland doesn’t stand much of a chance should the United States and Russia come to nuclear blows.

It’s not only next to Washington, but also home to Fort Meade and the National Security Agency, Aberdeen Proving Ground and the Camp David presidential retreat.

Camp David, nestled in the Catoctin Mountains near Thurmont, was among five targets listed on Russian state television for that nation’s hypersonic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead within five minutes.

The bellicose threat by Dmitry Kiselyov, host of Russia’s main weekly TV news show “Vesti Nedeli,” came after Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S. not to...

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