Defense Secretary Jim Mattis briefs reporters at the White House after a national security meeting held today with President Donald J. Trump following what North Korea says was a hydrogen bomb test.
Video – North Korea says it tested a Hydrogen Bomb meant for missiles – CBS News Reports
Published on Sep 3, 2017
After North Korea claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, President Trump condemned the test, calling it “hostile” to the U.S. Meanwhile, the billions of dollars needed for Hurricane Harvey recovery will likely make it the costliest U.S. natural disaster. CBS News White House and senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan joins CBSN to discuss the news of the day.
Video – U.S. weighs options after North Korea’s latest nuclear test – CBS News Reports
Published on Sep 4, 2017
North Korea claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb, and President Trump is weighing military options against the rogue regime. CBS News Radio military analyst Mike Lyons breaks down the latest provocations and the U.S. response.
On Monday, North Korea announced the new ballistic missile it launched on Sunday could carry a nuclear warhead and U.S. military bases in the Pacific were within the country’s reach. News outlets around the world had recently warned that a sixth nuclear test by North Korea is imminent. The forecast isn’t a wild guess — it’s the result of careful analysis of satellite photos by a handful of wonky experts. As technology has improved and high-resolution satellite imagery has moved into the public domain, this elite group has gained remarkable insight into how and when North Korea tests its nukes. VICE News speaks with satellite imagery analysts at Planet Labs and the Center for Nonproliferation Studies to find out how they’re able to predict what the hermit kingdom is up to.
“I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There’s a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: as government expands, liberty contracts.” Ronald Reagan.