CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 11, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) What Trump said to reporters about North Korea & what he did not say while on his working vacation with a phone call coming with China's leader, but he has not called the governor of Guam, how he is doubling down on his message to North Korea's Kim Jong Un despite the reaction of world leaders to his rhetoric discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Pentagon: Barbara Starr) How there has been no change with the military due to North Korea's threats to Guam with intelligence on alert, the situation in Guam, what Trump said about Venezuela quoting a Defense Department response discussed. [TRUMP - talks about options, including military, for Venezuela, where the people are suffering.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Army Gen. Tony Tata, former NSC official Peter Feaver, retired Lt. Col. Rick Francona & Kimberly Dozier about Trump & North Korea. [TATA, DOZIER, FEAVER, FRANCONA - offer views on moves buy the military & diplomacy after Trump's message to the rogue regime of North Korea's Kim, the "synchronization" of the national security team around whatever Trump is saying to beak the logjam in North Korea, who has moved forward on nuclear weapons development, whether the administration is really in synch as indicated by the distracting Venezuela comment, the changing rhetoric from the president then followed up by Defense Secretary James Mattis & Secretary of State Rex Tillerson & the North Korea reaction to that rhetoric.]