CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 05, 2006
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) "All the angles" on North Korea & the missile tests introduced.
(White House: Ed Henry) The reaction of the US & the U.N. to North Korea's actions examined; details given about the six-party talks. [President BUSH - says the international community must deal together with North Korea.] [White House press secretary Tony SNOW - says this is not a World War III situation.] [Secretary of State Condoleezza RICE, US Ambassador to U.N. John BOLTON, US assistant Secretary of State Christopher HILL- comment on the provocation.] [Former State Department counselor Wendy SHERMAN- outlines what should be done.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) North Korea's failed test on the long-range missile that might be able to reach the US featured; details given about the capabilities of the other tested missiles & of the US tracking of the shorter-range missiles. [Analyst Joseph CIRINCIONE- says this backfired.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - comments.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live roundtable discussion held with international security expert Jim Walsh, former CNN correspondent Mike Chinoy & retired Army Gen. James "Spider" Marks about the missiles. [CHINOY - outlines North Korea's frustrations & its need to be taken seriously in an engagement policy; comments on the sense that the Koreans feel under siege by President Bush's administration.] [WALSH - assesses the extent to which we need be concerned about Korea.] [MARKS - talks about the US alliance with South Korea & the issue of what Korean leader Kim Jong Il wants to achieve.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's "raw data" on countries with a nuclear stockpile outlined on screen.