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dzhokhar. hello and welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. we given this hour with the latest on the investigation of the boston marathon attack. authorities believe the brothers who allegedly carried out last monday's deadly bombings are planning more attacks. >> tamerlan tsarnaev and dzhokhar tsarnaev are believed to have agected alone. he could face federal terrorism and face murder charges.
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>> two bombs injured nearly 200 people and dilled three. the brothers also allegedly killed a police officer while on the run. >> 29-year-old crystal campbell had gone to the marathon to cheer on the runners. >> also today boston university will hold a memorial service r lingzi lu. >> authorities wait to fully question dzhokhar tsarnaev, but it's not clear if he'll everybody be able to talk again. elizabeth cohen joins us from boston where it is 2:00 a.m. and
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the vigil continues and what kind of shape is he in? >> we are told that he's in the intensive care unit and that he has been intubated and sedated, that means a tube has been put down his throat, he's been attached to a ventilator which is breathing for him. in this case they sedate patients because it's so uncomfortable, even painful. you can't have a conversation when they're in this condition. they can put them on sedation holidays where you take them off the sedation briefly to assess
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their cognitive ability. >> he's a suspected terrorist after all, are there police officers by the bed in scrubs guarding him. >> our affiliate tells us that there are two guards by the bed and he is handcuffed to the bed. i would guess these guards are not wearing scrubs, they're not touching him or doing procedures on him. but a guard at each side, handcuffed to the bed and guards outside at the door. we are told in the intensive care unit, he's been separateded off kind of in his own little area away from patients. >> i was just curious about whether i was coming there to visit a family member, is it
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obvious that there's a suspected terrorist in that hospital? >> you would notice. there's police officers at entrances, they're asking people are you here to visit someone, why are you here? so it's certainly not impossible to get in here, but it is heightened security. john, the chairman of the house homeland security committee says there's no way that the tsarnaev brothers were just homegrown troublemakers. >> there were reports that they sad suicide vests on. you don't learn that overnight. i personal believe this has been received training when he was over there and he radicalized from 2010 to the present. and nine months after he comes
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back from the chechen reason, he pulls off the largest terrorist attacks since 9/11. the bomber was linked to a video called terrorists. let's bring in our own nick payton walsh who has the exclusive story from inside kyrgyzstan. >> clearly people have been trying to look at the past of the brother, particularly the elder tamerlan, particularly here in southern russia where his parents still live. is there a connection between this gunfight involving militants and police in bagistan and one of the boston bombers. the website of tamerlan tsarnaev suggests there might have been.
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the video was removed but cnn has now found it and it shows this man. abu dujan is the name used by an islamist militant. russian special forces hit his hideout last december, an am mored car brought in to kill six militants inside. four months later, the marks remain of the tit for tat violence. neighbors told us that the young man who once lived here seemed peaceful, ordinary, but in the dust there's a question. in a town where tsarnaev's father lived and where tamerlan
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visited just last year. here could be the clearest link yet between one of the alleged boston bombers and the violence that's been gripping southern russia. a u.s. intelligence source told cnn that the tsarnaev brother social media accounts are being examined to possible links to extremists in the caucuses, in case they reveal the darkest secrets in boston. why did the bombers do it? now this doesn't mean that tamerlan tsarnaev and -- also a man living in the same town as his father. >> what of this prominentant group there that released a
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statement on sunday denying any links to the boston bombers, what can you tell us about the group and the statement they put out? >> reporter: they're saying they're a monolithic movement out here. they put out this statement out that represents all sorts of different parts of that. they clearly said, look, we have nothing to do with the boston bombings at all. the current head of the chechen extremist movement has said we shouldn't attack civilians so this is all in their mind part of some kind of game from the russian officials. but it's a definite move by parts of the underground to distance themselves and there's likely repercussions but it shows you if there is a link here how fractured the whole radical extremist movement has
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become after decades now of intense violence. >> some exclusive details, joining us there, nic, always appreciated. we're going to take a closer look at what we can expect from the legal case against the boston bomber. stay tuned for more coverage here on cnn. i'm telling you right now, the girl back at home would absolutely not have taken a zip line in the jungle. (screams) i'm really glad that girl stayed at home. vo: expedia helps 30 million travelers a month find what they're looking for. one traveler at a time. expedia. find yours. ♪ right. but the most important feature of all is... the capital one purchase eraser.
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welcome back, everyone. more now on the boston bombings. authorities still haven't said what charges will be filed against the surviving suspect. but a justice department official has told cnn he'll face federal terrorism charges and
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could also face state murder charges and some believe the exceptional nature of this case needs an exceptional response. emily smith reports from washington. >> reporter: more questions are emerging about the boston bombing suspects. did the fbi do enough to learn about one brother and now the younger brother? >> we should be allowed to question him for intelligence gathering purposes to find out about future attacks and terrorist organizations that may exist that he has knowledge of. >> reporter: republican senator lindsay graham says the enemy combatant designation should allow him to question dzhokhar tsarnaev. dianne feinstein says that questioning can be held before -- it lets investigators
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question a suspect about any imminent threat. >> i'm not really worried about whether they can be convicted, my question is what else would they have been up to, who are their associateds, how did he become radicalizes and is there a chechen connection. >> and there's also questions about tamerlan who died during the man hunt. the fbi says it never received more information from russia. >> why is this fbi interview important? because if he was on the radar and they let him go, he's on the russians radar, why wasn't a flag put on him, some sort of customs flag. >> senator mccall -- >> why wasn't he interviewed after he came back whether at the airport when he was
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returning or later and what happened in chechnya. >> massachusetts doesn't have the death penalty, but the federal government does. chuck schumer and dianne feinstein both democrats say they think the death penalty would be appropriate under federal law in this case. emily schmidt, cnn, washington. for more on the legal case ahead let's bring in tanya akard, good to see you again. what we have been hearing from the justice department or at least one official there is that tsarnaev is likely to face federal terrorism charges and state murder charges. now is that interesting? is it obvious? does it give us any sense of where authorities are headed with this case? >> clearly, we're talking about two parallel tracks. we have got federal law which it's the federal government that has responsibility for prosecuting terrorism cases, typically in the first instance and as your reporter pointed
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out, the federal government does provide for the death penalty in these types of matters. so while in massachusetts, under state law, there are state charges to be filed because people were killed and massachusetts has the right to protect its citizens and to seek justice for those deaths, but the death penalty simply isn't an option. so what we really will see are two parallel tracks as this case moves forward. >> if there are federal charges against tsarnaev, there are people in massachusetts, a jury that hasn't got the habit of handing down the death penalty. does it help his case that it will potentially be massachusetts jurors who will be trying this case. >> i think that a lot of the times and certainly in very high profile cases, where large
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numbers of people in the community have been exposed to the case, certainly everybody is going to have some exposure to the case. it will be rare and probably very unusual to find somebody who hasn't, but jurors typically follow the law. and in a federal prosecution, i assure you that the federal prosecutor is going to give very explicit instructions about why the death penalty is warranted here and why the jurors are legally obligated to apply federal law to that federal prosecution. even though juries don't do things we think they always should do, they are presumed to follow the law and they typically do. >> do you think he's going to get a fair trial? >> that might be a little bit outside my pay grade. this case has aroused incredibly high emotions. we don't know all the answers yet, we don't know who these
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brothers may or may not have been working with. there's been some suggestion that the explosive devices that were used were really a little more advanced than might be expected for two people who were amateur bombmakers. there's so many unanswered questions that it's hard to figure out what the emotions are going to be, how much more inflamed and impassioned this case is going to become. certainly if we get reports that they were working with others, that there might be some other broader link to this horrible event, then you're going see an even further inflaming of passions, but the people who step inside this courtroom will be given very precise instructions and jurors typically are very good at following the precise instructions that they certainly will be given. >> this isn't going to happen tomorrow. everything's happened so quickly, the bombs went off on
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monday, and now it's just been a week. this is going to go on for an awfully long time before that first day in court and before the last of the appeals is over? >> once this case starts to make its way through the legal system, then it really is going to move and i'm sure much to the consternation and frustration of lots of americans, not simply the victims. it's going to move slowly, you're going to see legal challenges i imagine to the interrogation that has been discussed, this suspect has not been given his miranda rights under the public -- you're going to have a hearing over that. there will be multiple procedures in this case that will take place even before a trial begins. >> tanya acker, live in los angeles this evening. thanks very much. >> a deadly and destructive earthquake has hit southwestern china. >> the death toll is rising and rescue workers are struggling
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just to reach the affected area. we'll have the latest in just a moment. and it's been an emotional week for the city of boston. >> we'll have more on how sport is helping the city to heal. and everyone but her... no. no! no. ...likes 50% more cash. but i don't give up easy... do you want 50% more cash? yes! yes?! ♪ [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase, plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. ♪ what's in your wallet? why? and we've hit the why phase...
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a powerful earthquake struck china on friday. ed mckenzie has the latest for us from the center of the quake zone. and is this still considered a search and rescue operation? give us some sense of the response. >> reporter: well, they're holding out hope, but certainly that window to rescue people is rapidly closing. this earthquake struck at 8:00 a.m. local time on saturday, shook houses, destroyed homes, and frightened people. i want to show you the gaul
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residence, this family was living in this two-story home when the quake struck and the windows and walls were blown out. they trieded to escape, all six of them. but the grandfather didn't make it. they just buried him earlier today. but certainly families in this area are bearing the brunt of this earthquake both from a personal point of view and their livelihoods, people are living outside, living in tents, trying to make due. food, water and shelter are the three things that the red cross says are needed immediately. and we have seen a large volunteer response. >> according to state media, 186 injured, thousand -- 186 have lost their lives, thousands and
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thousands injured. how are medical professionals coping with all of this? >> reporter: it's an interesting question, we were in the capital of this region last night and the hospitals were abandoned because they were unstable. they had the triage center on the outside of the building trying to do what they can to help those injured. but the gaul family behind me, who are living in a situation like this, living not even in a real tent, just a lean-to as it were. the daughter 7 years old said she was very sad that her grandfather had died. >> david, we'll continue to check in with you, thank you. a story now we continue to
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cover, it's close to all of our hearts, it's now one week since the deadly bombing attacks that rocked this year's boston marathon. >> now here with more on how sport is helping boston to heal. mark? >> i can tell you with authority that boston is one of the greet sports cities. boston's nhl team gets into a 3-0 win against the panthers. after the game, each player took their jerseys off and signed them and one by one gave them to the first responders. and the red sox played against -- officer mcgwire was one of the first on the scene when the bomb went off at the
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finish line of the marathon. she was one of the three officers, we see them over and over again running toward the finish line and then being knocked down to the ground by the force of the blast. i should say that shorts heroes, sports men and women are heroes, but you saw the tables turn over the past few days in boston where the sporting heroes gave the real heros the honor. big news on the football page? >> millions saw it and what they saw was certainly shocking. it came out of liverpool footballer in trouble again. the english football association will certainly look at this. the game between liverpool and chelsey, using his teeth, the pictures are telling. it's the 65th minute. liverpool trailed 2-1. center of the screen, you see
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evanovich go down. he protested to the referee who spoke to the player after -- he issued an apology that read in part, i am deeply sorry for my inexcusable behavior. understatement. >> i do not believe that he's deeply sorry, it's none of my business, but it's not the first time. as you can see in this video, this was not like flesh that was close to his face in the middle of a battle. it was twilight, he was leaning in like a vampire. >> i had thought for many years about mike tyson biting evander hollyfield's ear, but avenue this played out, guess who became a follower of mike tyson?
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i'm jamie mcmurray, and my niece has autism. learn more at welcome back, everyone. it's just after 2:30 in the morning here on the east coast. and you're watching cnn's continuing coverage of the aftermath of the government terror attacks. boston trying to piece together the motive of the worst attack on american soil since 9/11. but the man who holds the answer is in a hospital bed and unable to speak. dzhokhar tsarnaev holds the answer.
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tamerlan tsarnaev died in the manlt hunt. at 1:00 p.m. today, people will observe a moment of silence. that's when the bombs exploded one week ago, killing three people and injuring more than 170. it's hard to believe, but it was just one week ago that all of this began. >> and you know today investigators are combing through evidence and there are memorials and tributes to the victims and a funeral. pamela brown takes a look back now at a tumultuous week. [ explosion ] >> 2:50 p.m. april 15, a bomb goes off at the finish line of the boston marathon. 12 seconds later, another explosion not far away. runners and spectators at the finish line stunned, many running from the scene and some toward it. marathon volunteers become first
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responders trying to save lives. tents meant for tired runners used for triage. police told runners and spectators to leave the area. reports of more possible bombs, air traffic grounded, a separate fire at the jfk library that proved to be unrelated. soon hospitals report fatalities and scores of serious injuries including lost limbs and injuries to children. then shock as we get details of one of the deaths, martin richard, an 8-year-old boy whose sweet smile became the face of the tragedy for many. boston and the nation on high alert. at 6:10 p.m., the president condemned the attack. >> we still do not know who did this or why. >> federal officials quickly classified the bombings as an act of terror. all sports and cultural events in boston cancelled, the finish
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line at the boston marathon now a crime scene bustling with investigators looking for clues. day two law enforcement makes a plea for the public's help, asking for video and photographs. >> we are asking the public to remain alert. >> the investigation finds only two bombs were used in the attacks, nearly identical devices that were home made, assembled inside pressure cookers filled with metals designed to inflict damage. >> we have been removing various things from people in the sense of, it's not necessarily identified, just pieces of plastic, metal, just various random things. >> as the day goes on, we learn that 29-year-old massachusetts resident krystle campbell was
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another fatality in the attack. >> she was always smiling. you couldn't ask for a better daughter. >> the third victim is revealed by boston university. to be a 23-year-old graduate student. her advisor and professor remembers a kind woman with a bright future. >> it's such a waste of all the time and energy and dreams that she had and we'll never know what she could have done. >> day three, a city on edge and the city's mayor spoke to cnn's wolf blitzer. day four, president obama comes to boston and speaks and an interfaith service telling boston the country stands with it. >> the world will return to this great american city to run harder than ever and to cheer even louder for the 118th boston marathon.
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bet on it. >> later that day, a break in the case. the fbi releases photos and surveillance videos of these two men walking with backpacks. at 10:14 p.m. gunshots are heard on the campus of m.i.t. in massachusetts. sean collier was killed. they led police on a chase. throwing grenades and pipe bombs out of the windows. one suspect, tamerlan tsarnaev was killed. >> we must have heard about 30 gunshots. >> there is an active incident in water town right now. all watertown residents should remain in their homes.
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>> a suspect on the run. >> we believe this to be a terrorist. we believe this to be a man who's come here to kill people. we need to get him in custody. >> by 8:00 a.m. friday, all of boston area shut down, as an unprecedented man hunt ensues for dzhokhar tsarnaev. >> we have suspended all the public transit service and that will continue until we think it's safe to open all or some of that. we're asking people to shelter in place, in other words to stay indoors with their doors locked. >> at 8:20 p.m., the stay inside order was lifted without a suspect in custody. >> in terms of how he got away, he fled on foot. >> minutes later a watertown resident walks outside and sees blood on his boat, he lifts a tarp and sees a man inside. a tense 25 minutes seen in this infrared video from the
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massachusetts state police. it finally ended after fbi negotiators convince tsarnaev to crawl out of the boat and surrender to law enforcement officials. >> he is quickly taken into custody. >> today the city of boston and the city of watertown can breathe a sigh of relief. >> tsarnaev weakened by blood loss was taken to the hospital. in the middle of night, celebrations, law enforcement hailed as heroes. day six, as tsarnaev lay sedated and unable to speak from a neck injury, federal prosecutors prepare charges against him. coming up, we revisit japan's nuclear crisis, the cleanup continues at the fukushima daichi nuclear plant. matt's brakes didn't sound right... i brought my car to mike at meineke...
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federal prosecutors are preparing charges against dzhokhar tsarnaev. they think the two were acting alone. that's a crucial, crucial supposition. investigators are examining the fragments of the bombs as well that were used in last monday's attack. they say all the parts apparently come from the boston area, but they also had guns too. >> we turn our attention to china now and two days after a powerful earthquake hit southwestern china, the death toll is climbing and the red cross has issued a dire warning. chinese media says that 186 people are dead and up to 11,000 are injured in sichuan province. the hilly terrain is also slowing rescue efforts. the city of yan where the epicenter was will run out of
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drinking water in three days. people in sichuan province remember all too well the earthquake that struck back in 1998 killing thousands of people. you'll remember the earthquake in japan also triggered a nuclear -- diana magna is inside the fukushima preeffect sure with more. tell us more about what they found? >> they're in the middle of their press conference now and i've been listening to some of it. they say that it is an achievement that tetco has been able to -- temporary systems to a more permanent system. when they were asked whether it really will take 30 or 40 years
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to demission the project and whether tepco is capable of doing it on its own, they said it was a very enormous task and this is why we're here to assist tepco in any way we can and that it will take at least 40 years. this is such an enormous task, there's nuclear debris in four nuclear reactors. it's too radioactive for humans to get there. just think of the work as you go there, working for very little periods of time in these very dangerous highly radioactive areas. so it is really is a mammoth undertaking to try and make this place safe. i'm about 30 kilometers away from fukushima daichi, you can see the wreckage of boats here still here after the tsunami, trashed when the tsunami came in. the nuclear disaster that has
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affected the fishing community here more. >> i gather there was another earthquake there, that to rattle a few nerves if not do something more serious. tell us about that. >> reporter: that's right, it was last night, and it certainly shook me when i felt it. but we have been talking to locals too, you know, you get tremors here a lot, but they're more minor, yesterday's was about four on the richter scale and it was inland from fukushima, about 200 kilometers away. so the locals we have been speaking to say they haven't felt something like that in a long while and of course that brings back memories of the terrible sensation of the earthquake as it came in and the tsunami that followed. the u.s., china and north korea taking a stab at diplomacy. >> but can they meet in the middle after weeks of heated
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welcome back. it's 11 mings before the hour. u.s. authorities looking into whether dzhokhar tsarnaev and
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his brother tamerlan acted alone in the boston bombings. dzhokhar's older brother tamerlan had become increasingly radicalized in the past few years, authorities are looking for any connections with jihadist groups. another story affecting many people today. a major strike at uft than za. it is a start of a critical week of diplomacy between the united states, china and north korea. but already, pyongyang is refusing to pudrefuse ing to budge on a major point of contention, a nuclear arsenal.
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does anyone expect this week of diplomacy will yield a break through in this tense standoff? >> they're going to give it their best try, there's no doubt about that. they realize what's at stake here, things have changed on the korean peninsula, the nuclear threat being held up by north korea is a real one. now you've got some of the chief negotiators are in play here, you've got glen davies, the troubleshooter for china is in washington right now for talks with davies. you've also got the foreign minister of south korea traveling to beijing this week for more talks. in all of this, what to do about north korea is what is on the table. north korea's response to the call for diplomacy has been bluster at best. the world recognizes its nuclear
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and ballistic missile programs as its right in exchange for even sitting down to talk. in the west, kim jong-un's weeks long propaganda outburst will cause china to make a fundamental shift in its support for pyongyang. that may be answered in a series of meetings in china and washington this week. >> if any country in the world has some leverage in dealing with north korea it's china. >> reporter: beijing's efforts will be its own. it's about what china wants, economic stability in north asia and a nonnuclear north korea on its doorstep. beijing does not like the pressure and thinks the chinese could do more. >> in fact the chinese regularly tell me, if obama would just pick up the phone and talk to kim jong-un, we could solve this whole thing. >> all parties know north korea is vulnerable. it desperately needs a good
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harvest to feed its 25 million people including millions who may be on the brink of starvation, that's why beijing won't ratchet up the pressure. >> the chinese don't want to cause a regime collapse. that's their number one nightmare especially. >> everybody wants to see some bold diplomacy, but they want to see the other guy do it, that's what's happening right now. at the same time, north korea's being fairly quiet right now, although there were reports in the society korean media today that it has moved some short range missiles to the east coast. if these talks break down, north korea wants to be in a position to prove that there's going to be more than just some finger pointing. >> we state stephanie in your report that beijing wants president obama just to pick up
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the phone and have a conversation with north korea. is there any sign that the u.s. is willing to change their policy with the north koreans? >> they're not going to go so far as to pick up the phone and call kim jong-un and reward him for the weeks of rhetoric, the propaganda that threatened, icbm strikes, the nuclear strikes on the united states, they have agreed with their allies in the region, that they cannot reward the bluster, the insults, the threats that came from pyongyang this month. >> and they're in seoul, how do you describe the atmosphere? the tensions on the korean peninsula have been going now for weeks, i'm just wondering where it is in people's minds and where it is in the public consciousness. what's your assessment? >> well, you know, and it depends on how old you are,
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whether or not you remember the korean war that's being commemorated this week, at least the armistice is. the reality is for years, decades, the south koreans have simply ignored the bluster comes from the north, for the most part, they did this during this last round of bluster and propaganda, but at the same time, when north korea says it's going to be holding nuclear weapons, they begin to feel the threat and they begin to feel that they have to do something about it, whether it's have the u.s. bring back nuclear arms and locate them here in the peninsula, whatever they have to do, they are feeling more threatened than they have before. the game has changed. >> jim, always great to get your perspective and your analysis. thank you so much. it's a big week, but i just don't think anyone's going to be holding their breath for a big break through. >> not in the united states where of course our attention is concentrated on the boston
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