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-- joining me now on the phone is KT McFarland she's a Fox News national security analyst and -- let me ask you.
What I asked -- prior to the break.
This seems extremely bold even for Iran.
Yadda -- to take that -- -- whole new level.
Other rating at a press event -- airstrip -- and they haven't been -- The good news is that the FBI and the US intelligence services acted decisively and very Kate the -- to shut this thing down but the big news.
And that is that what sort of counter -- -- residual important is that a -- is now moved into a new era with it.
You know LeBron has historically acted to -- -- -- Hezbollah area but now are run in the last several -- has become much -- precedent sound region.
And now as -- theater nationally Iran sent warships.
Through this Suez Canal off the coast of Israel Iran continues -- its nuclear weapons program.
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Can't -- can't contact assassination attempt on US soil.
A foreign diplomats.
It really puts Iran and a whole -- -- state -- doubt about it -- payment.
-- couldn't get these people.
In Saudi Arabia or Israel right that they're looking for another country to attack and -- the united stick to the hard country to do that right -- much easier.
To find some Third World country -- -- -- so what I tell you that's what they're telling you that they want to make a point they wanna make a point that they can reach -- the United States.
And do something at that level.
So far we've only -- al-Qaeda which has plotted to attack on -- or outright but now Iran.
It's taking in this all their level and so much effort in a -- about extending a hand of friendship to -- They don't want any friendship and they're making a pretty clear.
They've made that very clear but KT the question is I mean -- you have Eric Holder saying that.
The United States is committing to holding Iran accountable.
What does that mean sanctions I mean we are -- -- -- can have they don't they don't they they they don't content on here nation that yeah He has a -- in the United States and that's been clear.
Well -- we have sanctions but we've been unable to get a lot of other countries to go on separate they were gonna ramp up efforts at bank of but you know typically.
Is this could you could construe this as an act of war this is -- -- a planning a military operation in US pullout now.
-- could make a lot of excuses that what was your reign in government it would hurt that the Iranian.
-- speak to that before before you -- -- finish the -- speak to that because you know there's the Iranian revolutionary guard and then there's Ahmadinejad the actual government there.
So this is the -- -- revolutionary guard.
Yes this is because sports which we have designated as -- as a terrorist organization but it's not like the US army because spurs because forward.
Is it the military -- -- also paramilitary but it also.
Owns and operates a lot of businesses -- and it runs so it's like the military industrial complex that Iran.
Now scholars is that look there's the civil war going but Iran there's a split between Ahmadinejad and a cleric.
There's a split between Ahmadinejad the military and the -- Frankly you know I've been reading and hearing about these conflicts with an Iranian government.
Since the Carter administration that I was -- office in the Reagan administration -- I don't give up all lot of created.
I don't think something like this happen at this level with that.
Potential for real disaster -- because rock which has states have done in less there was something sanctioned by a good bit of that leadership that the rain dark.
And I wanna pick up on your point that that that if this is or can be considered an act of war.
What does that mean is that it -- is that a decision that our government will make whether to use that terminology and if they do does that not raise the state.
Raises the stakes in our plates what are things that we might do -- banks -- -- -- -- them defective battery Specter we could put a black -- around LeBron.
You know it certainly if Iran continues with its nuclear weapons program and threats prompted that the world.
Led the -- credibility that the idea that the military option should not be off the table for ample.
But I thank -- -- a lot is just it's going to be risky behavior their art.
They've either got it was then that the United States is not going to respond or they attempt at the United States would never find out about it or they -- them that they would be example.
Anyone of those assumptions is a very high state of the game -- I just a standard.
-- because you have to think of what would have happened if this had been at the plot had been successful if they had.
Managed to bomb the Israeli embassy inside of -- you the united inside Washington DC.
On the Saudi embassy inside Washington DC close friends of the United States.
Assassinated Saudi ambassador inside the United -- and killed.
Who knows how many Americans civilians along with that there would be no question that that was an act of war would there.
That's like al-Qaeda bringing down a twenty -- -- Need to be that that's a very similar bank.
And what -- point out too is that again we thank kept al-Qaeda is the one that -- -- -- worldwide Jihad but the United States.
But what they've shown that Iran is willing to consider this a world -- conflict.
Edit and again I think that that is I'm not sure what their candidate -- -- match or anybody but their game and even themselves.
But it really is entering.
Very high stakes poker game.
KT thank you stand by a few words --
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