Abby Martin Breaks the Set on the North Korean threat, the US government's expanding terror programs, and the implications of intervention in Mali.

Like Breaking the Set @

Follow Abby Martin @

Episode Breakdown: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks to the national coordinator for the ANSWER Coalition, Brian Becker, about North Korea's nuclear drive, its tense relations with the US and the rationale of harsh rhetoric coming from the International community.

Abby then talks to editorial board member for Liberation News, Eugene Puryear, about the efficacy of the 'bombing for peace' strategy by French troops in Mali, given the volatility of a nation already stricken with poverty and violence. BTS wraps up the show with a look at the global network the US has employed to carry out extraordinary rendition as well as the recently leaked memo outlining the government's expansive power as it relates to drones and kill lists.