This program is about 1 hour long
(Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina: Randi Kaye) Trump's latest ban on Muslims featured; scenes shown from South Carolina. [Trump supporters Ed CAMPBELL@, Lauren MARTEL@, Hudson JOHNSON, Jean KEIL@, Deborah MOORE@, Gary MEYER@- back Trump.] [TRUMP - says we have to wipe out their homes, knock the shit out of these people.] The people's reaction to Trump & his lack of foreign experience discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The views of other presidential candidates on Trump's Muslim position reviewed, Live discussion held with CNN's Maggie Haberman, Jeffrey Lord & Van Jones about Trump. [HABERMAN - questions the constitutionality of a Muslim ban as proposed by Trump.] [LORD - cites the precedents for Trump's ban; states we are in a war with ISIS.] [JONES - recalls former President Bush's actions after 9/11--that Trump is hate mongering.] [LORD, JONES - bicker.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Bob Baer & & former FBI agent Jim Clemente about Farook & Malik & terrorism. [CLEMENTE - says we don't have deep database on someone coming from a third world country; explains the ISIS position on carrying out terrorism actions, the role of women in current terrorism: they provide camouflage.] [BAER - comments on the state of cooperation between the US & Pakistan, how Malik was likely trained abroad in commando tactics.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Christiane Amanpour) The American strategy in dealing with ISIS, the notion of a caliphate that is attracting Muslim cult followers so the territory has to be taken away using ground forces, the radicalization linked to the caliphate as with the San Bernardino shooters, the role of the Internet in recruiting discussed. [Retired Gen. Mark HERTLING - says this conflict needs to be a war of attrition, how gains are being made in Iraq & Syria; comments on Donald Trump's Muslim ban: it is something we don't need in a strategy.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; London: Paul Cruickshank) The background of the London attacker, who had mental health issues & likely radicalized, the concern with lone wolf terrorism in the US & Britain, discussed.