PBS NewsHour

North Korean advances add urgency to U.S.-South Korea drills

Clip: 08/23/2017 | 5m 13s

The U.S. and South Korea are conducting joint military exercises, drills the U.S. says are designed to “enhance readiness” and “maintain stability.” But what the U.S. deems defensive, North Korea calls provocative, with Pyongyang claiming the exercises are driving the Peninsula to war. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 08/23/17

Rating: NR

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