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Australia / Sydney Hostage Siege / A Discussion #1076136

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 15, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Very recent interview held with the mayor of Sydney, Australia, about the hostage siege at a cafe. [Mayor Clover MOORE@- talks about what happened.] The end of the long siege by Iranian-born Mon Monis% with three dead reviewed; scenes shown of shooting, hostages fleeing earlier. [Reporter Chris REASON@- comments on what happened as 5 hostages fled.] [New South Wales police Commissioner Andrew SCIPONE@- comments on police deployment.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Sydney: Anna Coren) What is known about the background of the hostage taker, who had been linked to several crimes, but was out on bail, the questions about how the two hostages were killed, why the terrorism level was raised in Australia & how 100 Australians have joined ISIS discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former hostage negotiator Chris Voss@ former Navy SEAL Chris Gilliam about the hostage situation in Australia & how to handle hostage negotiations. [VOSS - explains hostage negotiations tactics to determine if he is on "a killing journey".] [GILLIAM - talks about the siege in Philadelphia & Australia & the need for new tactics.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Coren, Anna

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