The White House said a military fighter jet shot down an object over Alaskan airspace Friday, this after a Chinese spy balloon was shot down off the coast of South Carolina last weekend. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang has the latest from Washington. Then, Mark Esper, former U.S. secretary of defense, spoke with CBS News about what we know so far.

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42 thoughts on “Mark Esper on the second flying object shot down over Alaska”

  1. OK OK video but I don’t believe that it was at 40,000 feet but whatever yes it’s good that we recovered it and it’s over frozen waters we need that information

  2. See the only problem I have with this is the fact that they been flying around this mf we haven’t a problem now all of a sudden they shooting them down ? I saw way more than enough ? so my thoughts on this is they doing something else so u don’t pay attention wake up people Think think think use your mind cause ever since they came up with the television and gave us programs they think for us ??????? wake up

  3. Они летели миллион лет из далёкой галактики, чтобы познакомиться. Но не вышло(( Тут убивают всё, что непонятно и до чего может дотянуться рука.

  4. Typical americans, "just shoot it down" haha very odd they been tracking it for 24hrs, if its not a balloon and its been tracked for 24hrs then that in itself makes this first contact with technology beyond ours!!

  5. My UFO story: It was 1954 and I was a normal eight year old boy. We lived on a farm in the Ohio countryside, about 50 miles east of Columbus. It was a sunny, beautiful afternoon summer day, not a cloud in the sky. I was standing on the neighbor’s porch and suddenly heard a loud roaring noise.

    At first, I thought it may be thunder from an approaching storm. I looked up at the sky and saw no storm clouds, no clouds at all. It was a beautiful, clear, sunny day. Then I saw a UFO in the northern sky at about 11 o’clock high. At about 10,000 ft. there appeared a large cigar shaped UFO hovering in the horizontal position. It was making the loud noise. It was not moving at all, just hovering. It was about 200 ft. long. It had colorful markings down the side. There appeared to be a front and rear to the ship. I remember seeing something like windows down the side. It had no wings or tail. It was definitely not a commercial aircraft. No commercial aircraft had jet engines back then, only large wings with propeller engines, they don’t hover. In 1954 the US military had just starting using jet engines in their Korean War fighter jets.

    After a few minutes of hovering, it slowly turned to the east. Then it suddenly accelerated very fast to the east and quickly disappeared about five miles to the eastern horizon. When you see something like that, you never forget it. I sure would like to know what that UFO was.

  6. The irony is not lost on me that the reporter on the case and sitting front row is in fact of Chinese decent. If China implanted dormant agents in the USA; oh boy !

  7. Oh YES, we trust our parkinson President Biden.. someone who have to stay in ospital and GOVERN the WORLD!
    Explane US why in 2004 a FLEET of TIC TAC make unbelivable manuvers over a TRAINING AREA over the MOST POWERFULL fleet in the world , over CARRIERS and F18 and NOONE attached them, no one single shot!
    And NOW you tell US something UNIDENTIFIED flight over "ALASKA" without attach anyone and you SHOOT IT DOWN?

  8. I want to know what’s the plan already these folks love draggin bs trying to manipulate the truth just take this with a grain of salt.

  9. Never underestimate that the GQP will jump on this until we know more information. They will try to use it as some sort of failing of Biden. Then when more comes to light it blows up in their face and confirms for the people the reason why they lost so badly in the 2022 mid-terms.

  10. How do we know that the balloon didn’t contain some type chemical(s) that they just let into the air ? All of it is very sketchy… and those with some understanding of history will agree that most wars are manufactured and instigated so let’s keep our antennas up please !!

  11. Haha the people who own the US GOv will never allow this to be public, unless they want to put it out! The weapons manufacturers are playing the war drums…they want a WAR aka weapons sales!! Despicable.

  12. É SÉRIO????? Caças de 5ª Geração, abateram um ALVO….e não existem imagens?
    IT IS SERIOUS????? 5th Generation fighters, shot down a TARGET….and there are no images?

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