CNN, Mr Lee, President Trump discussed on The John Batchelor Show


I'm john batchelor this is the john batchelor show tactical nous sometimes called nonstrategic nuclear weapons back in 2015 in the first flush of the crisis in ukraine there was concern in the united states in nato that russia was threatening to deploy tactical nukes into europe and the entertainment at the time was would we answer some years ago the united states made the decision and the 20th century to take the tactical nuclear weapons the nonstrategic nuclear weapons off of the us fleet that doesn't mean of course that it was don't deploy them on the ground to the ground forces but now we go to asia thanks to josh rogin riding global opinion for the washington post tactical nukes again the discussion but this time in the korean peninsula josh a very good evening to you who is leach hold wu from the south korean national assembly good evening to you good evening to you done he is simply the head of the national assembly been eligible committee and a leading member of the opposition party if you remember last year president park with summarily dismissed from office in a corruption scandal that her party now that party it in the opposition but it the narrow very narrow majority held by the leading party the democratic party of president moon jae in and uh mr lee came to washington in the end is here today and tomorrow the idea that the us needs to return tactical nuclear weapons into the territory south create this has been a raging debate uh in seoul and a very controversial one and uh there are the poll saying that up to seventy percent of south koreans favor that now uh president moon was asked about yesterday on cnn and that you said that this would create an armed nuclear arms race in northeast asia but the argument that lee and the rest of his delegation is making oliver wash in hauge congress than the to the trump administration directly is that we need to do something to restore the credibility in and downs to our nuclear deterrent north korea building nuclear weapons in developing the capability orange them might be bam's aren't submarines or what have you it to their idea for had a uh matched at at least and we can get into what the effect of both american at the.

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