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US-Russia Relations / Trump & Cold War / A Discussion #1105458

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 22, 2016
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(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The questions about a "nuclear standoff" between President-elect Donald Trump & Russian President Vladimir Putin examined; Putin statement & Trump Tweet about nuclear capabilities quoted; Russia-US military comparison outlined on screen. [In campaign debate, TRUMP - talks nuclear.] [In 2009, President OBAMA - talks about a world without nuclear weapons.] [State Department spokesman John KIRBY†- talks about the US military.]

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, former State Department official Shamila Chaudhary & counterterrorism analyst Buck Sexton about Trump, his Tweet & nuclear capability. [SEXTON, GERGEN, CHAUDHARY - offer views on what Trump has said about nuclear matters & the need to upgrade the nuclear system, the US policy of reducing nuclear warheads, the ambiguity of Trump's "nuclear" Tweet, Trump's inconsistencies.]

Berman, John;
Starr, Barbara

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