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Chris Kyle: American Sniper | 10 Questions | TIME

November 20, 2019


subtitle Hi, I’m Belinda Luscombe I’m an editor at large at Time magazine Chris Kyle’s a former Navy SEAL. He’s also quite possibly the most lethal sniper in American military history And he’s here today to facing difficulties and muttering of friendly fire with 10 questions at Time magazine Mr.. Kyle thanks for coming. Thanks for having me, so we’ve got this new book American sniper it’s kind of not done amongst new Special Operations guys to talk about your your your stuff Yes, it is kind of frowned upon, so why did you decide to do the book? I wanted to be able to get it out about not the sacrifices that the military members make but the sacrifices that their families have to go through about the Single mothers now raising the children and doing all the day-to-day house chores, but then also Stories about my guys who deserve to be out there They didn’t get the Medal of Honor, so you don’t know about them, but they died heroes and people should know about them I believe that number is a hundred and sixty is the sort of number of Confirmed it’s not sniper kills. Can you tell me what explain what it is to have a confirmed sniper kill all right? Well while you’re on your sniper rifle you take a shot and the guy goes down and you have to have witnesses verify that he is dead and Does it get recorded as part of the battle damage assessment or every time we’d come back we’d have to fill out an assessment of what happened throughout the day the time the place the Caliber used the distance he was what exactly he was doing where he was standing what he was wearing It’s all into detail so and there’s that somewhere we can’t get them out of an ad but somewhere There’s a hundred and sixty of those forms with your name on them Yes, ma’am, what goes through your mind when you’re shooting at a guy. Do you guys the first time of killing someone that? You’re not even sure you can do it I mean you think you can but you never know until you actually put in that position, then you do it, and then you Double thinking yourself like can I really do this, and am I going to be okay, and then you’re asking your leadership Am I cleared hot to be able to do this am I going to be in trouble. You know this guy is really bad And then you’re worried When you get home now the politicians gonna hang you out to dry and put you on trial for murder The first kill that you write about in the book you actually kill a woman, and she has in one hand The hand of her toddler and in the other hand she has a grenade Was that the hardest well that kills you how to do I had to do it to protect the marine so? Do you want to lose your own guys or would you rather take one of them out? Do you have two? sets of kind of Heads and that you have your I’m back in America head, and your I’m at war head Two different people you turn it on and turn it off you a little more aggressive when you’re at work And then when you come home You relax and try to be the different person and my wife always said that when I came home from work I’d take my cape off and float on the Dorcas I’d stubbed my toe or break my toe or something at home, but at work I was fine does your wife still have to say your name before she gets back into bed It’s not as bad, but that was even before I was in the military I’ve always been extremely jumpy when I’m asleep And the reason your wife has to say a name before she gets back into bed. I will come up swinging So depends on how tired if I’m out cold then You can ring doorbell, and I’ll be asleep. I have to ask this question, but are there any kills you regret No Not at all Because they you feel like it was either you killed them or they killed other Americans. Yes, ma’am You know you say in your book actually that most I think I’m quoting in most Americans Can’t handle the reality of war and the reports they they sent back the reports being journalists didn’t help us at all Which actually sounds a lot like Jack Nicholson in a few good men. Did you realize that you can’t handle but? Is that is that how you feel that just works just can see we should just you’re on Jack’s side in this one Yes Ma’am you do not think for the most part the public very soft You live in a dream world you have no idea. What goes on on the other side of the world that the harsh realities that? these people are doing to themselves and then to our guys and there are certain things that need to be done to take care of them now if people but if people did start out with the Impression before they had read your book that You were that a person who had killed? upwards of 150 other people was a violent person Maybe you’d be a blood thirsty person I I’m not sure that the book would free them of that feeling I really don’t care what they think of me I? Mean I’ve got my family. I’ve got my friends. I’m not trying to make new friends and the people who if you actually spend time with me you find out I’m just fun-loving guy No, I yes. I have been trying to be a little more aggressive if I need to be but I don’t go around Dumping people if you never got to kill another person again, would you be okay with it one time? I don’t have to kill to live, but you were good at it. I was decent at it What if killing people turns out to be the thing that you were better at than anything? I know that’s not true I’m a better husband and father than I was killer And I’ve got a job now. I’m pretty good at I’m pretty comfortable with not having to kill anyone now I don’t don’t take deer hunting away from me Chris Kyle thanks so much, thank you You

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100 Comments

  • Reply SaMo Mohammed October 8, 2019 at 11:18 pm

    Rest in hell Mr devil

  • Reply sam graf October 9, 2019 at 3:02 am

    She's not even from America….

  • Reply Chris Dumea October 9, 2019 at 9:29 am

    Even among his own men, Kyle was known to b a liar. Read his book and any logical person would know he's talking shit, from him shooting 2 carjackers, to shooting looters during hurricane Katrina, to punching Jesse Ventura. All crap. Clint Eastwood should make part 2 of American Sniper- the real TRUE story of Chris Kyle. Id like that more than the first. Just saying

  • Reply Tapam Consultancy October 9, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    The DEVIL OF RAMADI— This guy shook the devil himself. CAN YOU IMAGINE BEING SO GOOD AT YOUR WORK THAT IT'S HARD FOR PEOPLE TO BELIEVE YOU ARE JUST A MORTAL!!!!…Just a legend. I feel that this reporter did not deserve to hold this interview even though am not American but I have respect for people like this. Great great soul. REST IN PEACE

  • Reply Alfonso Fermin October 10, 2019 at 1:07 am

    How do I get the book to buy. My photo is from google not me.

  • Reply Ghost 418 October 14, 2019 at 3:08 am

    Where in the scriptures does it says die for your country? SMH I see why he’s dead & a lost soul

  • Reply The Henry's October 14, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Borat could've conducted a better interview.

  • Reply R S October 14, 2019 at 7:49 am

    To those who’ve been downrange, to us and to those like us, damn few

    RIP Legend

  • Reply Shaquille Sutton October 14, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    Not to into the military just a guy educating himself on what’s going on RIP thank you for your service 💜

  • Reply lil Tree October 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    She doesn’t deserve a yes ma’am.

  • Reply Simple Man October 16, 2019 at 2:15 am

    My idol

  • Reply Trent Cummings October 16, 2019 at 4:14 am

    Imagine being a deer and Chris Kyle sitting in a stand with you in his cross hairs😂😂😂 you’re done

  • Reply Skyze October 17, 2019 at 1:44 am

    😥Her last interview

  • Reply Nick R October 17, 2019 at 11:21 pm

    What a lier

  • Reply Jack Black October 18, 2019 at 12:18 am

    That man did his job for our country.🇺🇸. That being said, just because the interviewer has tough questions does not mean we should hate her. If you can’t take negative criticism, you are in the wrong line of work. The questions did not upset him. He handled these questions with class and even made a few jokes. Mr. Kyle is awesome!👍🏽. Home of the brave!

  • Reply Carlos Castro October 18, 2019 at 4:49 am

    Smh this interviewer does not know how to ask questions. Never ask a vet how it feels to kill someone.

  • Reply FILLAY -_- October 18, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    Good interviewer but like some of those questions break my heart for some reason you don’t ask a marine that I wonder what went in his head when she kept asking like she should just chill with the how many people u kill do you regret it how does it feel

  • Reply Mishael Soto October 19, 2019 at 1:05 am

    It's funny how people judge these soldier's and have those liberty's because some one somewhere is fighting for their freedom

  • Reply Humberto Flores October 19, 2019 at 5:51 am

    I would like to shoot that ignorant and disturbing doman through that window.. specially with an sniper rifle.

  • Reply Edgar Lira October 19, 2019 at 6:08 am

    She’s an asshole!!!

  • Reply Boris October 20, 2019 at 4:43 pm

    Who lives bu the sword etc etc.

  • Reply Born Yesterday October 20, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    He was a fake

  • Reply Christian Leitel October 22, 2019 at 2:34 am

    Someone punch that stupid lady already!

  • Reply Jay Davis October 22, 2019 at 5:26 am

    I counted 18 questions plus one seeking confirmation of understanding.

  • Reply Thiago Himo' October 22, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    Wtf time magazine….. You got to have some good interviewer.

  • Reply Hell6hound October 22, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    I mean this interview just goes back on what he was saying in that the media doesnt do anything to help veterans. Hell I'm a reservist, trained in graphic design. Never left the states and at one job I was ask 4 times in a span of 2 weeks if I had killed someone. Yes, let me pick up my motherfuckin crayola crayon and show you how it's done properly

  • Reply Hell Rider October 23, 2019 at 3:37 am

    that was a stupid question. do you regret your kills? you kidding who regrets after killing enemies. he did it for his country.

  • Reply Ira Beam October 23, 2019 at 6:40 pm

    RIP brother 😢 🇺🇸 ‼

  • Reply Samuel Johnson October 24, 2019 at 5:33 am

    Chris Kyle for president God our country would have been great

  • Reply Tyler Rocha October 25, 2019 at 1:50 am

    This woman is very incredibly disresprectful. She needs to stop asking what it was like to fucking kill a man. And stop comparing to mass shooters. He fought for our country. You should honor him, not disrespect him. Thank you to all who have served.

  • Reply Jack Kern October 25, 2019 at 2:38 am

    this is footage of the real Chris Kyle instead of Bradley Cooper, and I just want to say to this lady that she needs to stop pissing people off, plus nobody should ever talk to a military figure about their kill counts, because they are mainly trying to forget about war, also this is the reason why I don’t want to be like Ellen D generous

  • Reply Mikledeepikle - October 25, 2019 at 12:04 pm

    I would’ve preferred it if he asked himself the questions.

  • Reply 9 2 October 25, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Dude was a liar now he's a liar who's pushing up daisy's

  • Reply Fritz - October 25, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    ,,For me, the human being is at the center,, -sniper

  • Reply Scott Barrowcliffe October 26, 2019 at 6:51 am

    I feel I have to comment on the thinly veiled contempt this excuse of an interviewer has for this man. Someone who served his country at the cost of so much dear to him and others and at the end, his altruism around how he felt about this sacrifice cost him his life. It's sad that this glibness shows she sees him as a 'killer', not as, 'a veteran who has HAD to kill' in a forward area. The truth is, she should be honouring him for the fact that the protection he affords her by his actions enables her to ask these questions safely in the West..and take her salary.

    In remembrance of you Chris. 🇬🇧🇺🇸

  • Reply GOSPEL & GUNS October 27, 2019 at 7:08 am

    4:59…Like a Boss

  • Reply Josh Pierce October 28, 2019 at 11:16 am

    I feel like she got offended when he said the media can't handle the truth and sparked her bull shititis! Therefore showing that the media CAN'T handle the truth

  • Reply Matyu Thm October 29, 2019 at 11:10 am

    R.I.P. Chris.

  • Reply Bob Ross October 30, 2019 at 8:36 am

    I’m about 5 seconds in and that bitches face triggers tf out of me

  • Reply bongjnr October 31, 2019 at 1:09 am

    RIP A True American Hero . God bless you sir

  • Reply Deimis María October 31, 2019 at 4:38 am

    🙌🙌🙌in memory! 😭😭😭😭😭 Thanks for all, our heroe!!!!

  • Reply Inbodied October 31, 2019 at 4:27 pm

    You liberals are all fucking stupid chirs Kyle is a hero

  • Reply Dana Chapin October 31, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    Chris Kyle: American LIAR. Making bad decisions right to the end.

  • Reply 3 Minute Poetry Analysis November 1, 2019 at 12:07 am

    Did she actually say "friendly fire" in a playful manner?

  • Reply Gabriel Perez November 2, 2019 at 12:48 am

    She's a prick. You could see it all over his face. Yet, he showed her more respect. He took the high ground right off bat. R. I. P.

  • Reply john smith November 2, 2019 at 10:47 am

    To quote Justin Timberlake "What goes around, goes around, goes around, goes around comes back around" and Chris Kyle got what he deserved when he died. Chris Kyle was a pathelogical liar and phoney, and is most likely guilty of numerous other disgusting things too filthy to imagine. Hes been beyond exposed but a few neckbeards and geeks online still defend this loser. There are so many better real American hereoes I don't know why the media tried to build this guy up as a hero when hes nothing more than a stoog and a liar.

  • Reply Ulujmf November 2, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    We know now he was a big liar

  • Reply Kunal Rathod November 3, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    Absolute gentleman. May he rest in peace.

  • Reply He’s A Rat Dutch November 3, 2019 at 10:43 pm

    He’s not a killer, he’s a fighter.

  • Reply Profilen November 4, 2019 at 1:51 am

    Glorified murderer

  • Reply Wolven Throne November 4, 2019 at 4:57 am

    The interviewer looks like a freshly resurrected corpse

  • Reply John-Paul Silke November 4, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    Izzy Osborne is conducting interviews now?

  • Reply Jim Leonis November 4, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    Let’s talk about the punch 🤛🤯 why would he lie about punching Jessie Ventura

  • Reply Jack Meoff November 5, 2019 at 4:05 am

    Fuckin liberal snowflake interviewer

  • Reply BIG BRYAN'S BIG ADVENTURE November 5, 2019 at 9:33 am

    I think you need to retitle this; "15 questions and a couple of inquisitive statements" just sayin'

  • Reply George Washington November 5, 2019 at 1:26 pm

    I respect his accomplishments as a patriot and soldier but, his book and lawsuit with Jesse Ventura make his story’s so unbelievable. Now I believe he had mental issues though.

  • Reply Abhinav Sharma November 5, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    Lady is bullshit ..

  • Reply Abhinav Sharma November 5, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    If i ever have a chance to slap this lady on her face i 'll do it

  • Reply diRiG November 6, 2019 at 3:07 am

    Wtf kind of questions are these? Bro who CLEARED THISSS.

  • Reply mrkackerwacker November 6, 2019 at 6:37 am

    Horrible interview & inappropriate questions

  • Reply shahriar yazdani November 6, 2019 at 3:03 pm

    Any sniper will have some regret about some of his shots it wouldn't be true otherwise.

  • Reply SkyGaruda November 6, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    Who lives by the sword dies by the sword

  • Reply Vanilla Killa November 7, 2019 at 12:18 am

    This woman should spend a day in the Middle East and maybe she’ll learn some respect

  • Reply RaptorTamer DX November 7, 2019 at 6:41 am

    There's better questions than to ask about killing. He took that real calmly and that's what was great about him. I'll bet he really was a nice guy to be around. It doesn't matter how many kills he got or what people want to know how killing felt, he had a job to do to stop evil from continuing to destroy good people and protect those he cared about. Rest in Peace.🇺🇸

  • Reply Labtec Gamer November 7, 2019 at 8:39 am

    Look at him smirking when asked about killing people.

  • Reply Jan Decher November 7, 2019 at 12:01 pm

    great man, sad that he must die because of an veteran of his country…

  • Reply Krish Hirji November 7, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    This woman is very ugly in everything…the way she speaks, the way she looks, and most importantly the way she is on the inside

  • Reply Thanos November 8, 2019 at 4:45 am

    What a psycho liberal bitch

  • Reply Jenny H November 9, 2019 at 3:16 am

    This man is a true hero!! R.I.P Chris Kyle 🙏 😇♥

  • Reply Brad Allen November 10, 2019 at 12:05 am

    RIP, a true American Hero

  • Reply Saeed debjen November 10, 2019 at 2:10 am

    Him: acting like a tough guy
    Me: LOLing after he got shot by another "hero" 😅😂😂😂😂😂

  • Reply Thomas Harrold November 10, 2019 at 6:37 am

    What an ignorant and nasty woman. She was speaking to a hero and trying to vilify him. Shame on TIME for airing this and shame on her for such a biased interview.

  • Reply Tyreek Sanchez November 10, 2019 at 11:28 am

    Damn he killed 160 people and walking around as a normal person

    Well not anymore

  • Reply Gan Wei Lei November 10, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    I love this guy so much! 6 years has gone by and here I am watching this video and “American Sniper” all again. Thank you for everything Mr Kyle.

  • Reply Klaj November 10, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    He has the punisher skull attached to his cap. My man!

  • Reply Clown Slayer November 11, 2019 at 6:48 am

    This lady was very disrespectful trying to get him to twist his words and somehow get bad press on him for just doing what he had to do to get home safely

  • Reply Sarah K November 11, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    Reporter is stupid. Irks me big time

  • Reply Naseer Sheikh November 11, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    good job

  • Reply Aslemaa Isalmkkk November 11, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    Juba joined the lobby

  • Reply خالد الكعبي November 12, 2019 at 8:04 am

    criminal

  • Reply Sekiryuken November 12, 2019 at 11:09 am

    Lying piece of shit.

  • Reply mick page November 12, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    she is a fucking slimy piece of shit

  • Reply ShoveTheDove November 13, 2019 at 9:52 pm

    she should not have asked some of these questions just out of respect. That being said, he handled it incredibly well and kept his cool. Especially asking about shooting that women in the beginning of the book. Like really lady?

  • Reply Finn H Jian November 13, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    I have very high respect for Chris Kyle, even though I don't like guns. I think the questions are a bit disrespect, but I understand why people think that, if you never had to be in the milliary, you will never understand. And if we don't have them serving for the country, our freedom and safety will be long gone. Thanks CK, RIP.

  • Reply Billy Cooper November 14, 2019 at 1:40 pm

    One cool cat, no apologies doing what needed to be done.r.i.p. and God bless chief.

  • Reply Kelly S. November 14, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    She is disrespectful. He is a hero. RIP

  • Reply Hayden Cook November 15, 2019 at 5:16 am

    It would be hard to kill a North Korean soldier, as he is most likely a regular person being forced to fight just so his family isn't imprisoned…but terrorists who behead anyone who doesn't agree, dismember and rape women and children, and kill while tarnishing the name of God would not be hard to kill. It's hard to even view them as people.

  • Reply Marcos Munoz November 15, 2019 at 6:13 am

    Murderer

  • Reply George ツ November 15, 2019 at 9:49 pm

    he's a liar

  • Reply Matt Hudson November 16, 2019 at 12:18 am

    This woman sucks

  • Reply Matt Hudson November 16, 2019 at 12:19 am

    I love how this hero shut down this uneducated reporter

  • Reply Taha Kamran November 16, 2019 at 4:22 am

    Lol people who actually still support Chris Kyle shows you how well propaganda can brainwash you.

  • Reply Moroni Breitbart November 16, 2019 at 4:25 am

    Few things more infuriating than a Godless condescending arrogant leftist who attempts to grant themselves moral authority over a hero like Kyle

  • Reply Chris P November 18, 2019 at 1:02 am

    https://youtu.be/WRADEtBzQFc

  • Reply John Thomas November 18, 2019 at 1:08 am

    4:35 and 5:20 are two of the most rude questions I’ve ever heard

  • Reply Jon Jaylo November 18, 2019 at 7:40 am

    I really admired Chris Kyle for his service. He did only his duty to protect his soldiers and other souls. You and your family sacrifices is selfless love for the country. I know that he will answer those questions to his creator every time he pulled-up the trigger. To me Chris Kyle life and bravery is extremely inspiring. As I read his book"American Sniper". I feel the sense and meaning of being in NAVY SEAL service and all of men who fought for freedom, order and justice. Thank you Mr. Chris Kyle…and to all the SOLDIERS who were in service and Fallen Soldiers. God Jesus will bless us all and keep us safe.

  • Reply Jvanno Aloysius November 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    my dear lady, what about.. you go by yourself in the war zone in iraq and make sure that all of your fckn questions are needed and make any sense!

  • Reply joaquin peñaranda November 19, 2019 at 2:18 am

    omg….. i am not an american, i am from chile, went trough naval school, and am watching this interview after watching the film about this amazing soldier, i am disgusted by this woman….. how does she dare to call him a killer???…. omg i am sorry this soldier had to go through an interview like this one… even how she starts the interview, like war is a game….. idk if i am the onlyone but i feel geniunly disgusted,……………..
    descanza en paz, espero que dios te haya recibido con los brazos abiertos

  • Reply GunFighter Research November 19, 2019 at 10:58 pm

    What a bizarre woman.

  • Reply Ian770 November 20, 2019 at 4:16 am

    puts on bullet proof vest before entering comment section

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