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North Korea-US Relations / Threats / Nuclear Arsenal / A Discussion (Part II) #1114771

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 10, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jim Sciutto) The response today from North Korea to President Trump's statements quoted & what Defense Secretary James Mattis said about diplomacy quoted & discussed. [MATTIS - talks about the diplomatic results to avoid the tragedy of war.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What Trump said about his renovating the national nuclear arsenal introduced. [TRUMP - says the arsenal is in tip-top shape & nobody can be threatening us.] What the president has actually done about the stockpile & what was already being done about modernization outlined.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's retired Adm John Kirby, retired Gen. Mark Hertling, Gloria Borger & former CIA/FBI official Philip Mudd about Trump, the nuclear arsenal & North Korea. [HERTLING, KIRBY, BORGER, MUDD - offer views on our low stockpile of nuclear weapons is so Trump made misstatements, the reaction of China & Russia re: North Korea to Trump's statements, how Mattis is ratcheting down the approach to North Korea: he becomes the diplomat versus Trump's apocalyptic language, the lack of US intelligence about North Korean missile capabilities.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Sciutto, Jim

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