Thousands of Weapons Uncounted For in Libya?
Is Libya now in a better position than Iraq?
- Duration 4:06
- Date Oct 21, 2011
Is Libya now in a better position than Iraq?
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This said Jim wrote it up as well this question of the weapons.
It's a real concern isn't that -- that's -- may be may be some biological and chemical weapons around that -- the immediate concern.
All these missiles which can bring down commercial aircraft and Hillary Clinton's arrival aboard a specially equipped C seventeen under bush and and I'll be keeping an eye on -- all weekend I mean -- it's a real problem I mean this stuff floats around as a commercial demand foreign.
One of the reasons that arms control such an important on going subject for the United States even though we don't talk about as much as we -- -- But you should be concerned about -- is there any way Jim.
To really get a handle on where those weapons of going in and get hold of them and and secure them with out having a modicum of boots on the ground at least in the terms of CIA -- Probably I mean I think this it does -- questions and as Debra stark and you know.
When recent reconstructive procedures they have little RFID chips and something some some some self destruct mechanism sometimes something of their -- They let it land -- these days with a timer and -- to -- that automatically.
Destroy themselves I've ever after ten years -- they don't blow up that visibly turn themselves off.
There might be some that I do -- has -- some sort international regime conceivably has -- look listen no one of these missiles will work.
It does not connected to the Internet.
His contract was an accident just it's second only to hear that could do this imaginary and this is this is gonna change -- potentially change.
The way we live in the future got a flyer out of airplanes dropped -- players or whatever it is trying to keep from getting relatively -- trying to -- in almost.
The 1988 and -- was that the you know what since then though the it was intended only on the Arab Israeli -- coming in 1994 gathered in several cases that probably that we don't know about -- You right now.
I think it truthfully there's so many lessons -- this experience and I think I think you've just pointed to -- good -- But there's even a broader question of the way we exercise.
Our power abroad and -- this such a great contrast.
Between the approach -- -- that we took in Iraq and Afghanistan massive and impeachment -- years of occupation.
America carrying them the majority of the vast majority the burden of those cases to this much smaller higher -- No boots on the ground you know when you noticed -- one billion dollars here 500 billion for Afghanistan one trillion for Iraq.
Zero -- -- American service people in this instance.
I think this looks more like the future to me is this is this new paradigm for the way we handle these operations I was just -- -- I think probably is I mean look at the success we've had the drone missiles.
Against been -- you and and against a locking and hand and seal teams are.
It it does -- mean that the duke of Wellington.
Ted two years ago -- -- great power there's no such thing as a small war.
If you go into some place you get push back low back whatever you wanna call it just by virtue everybody knows the American flying -- -- -- we Yankee isms on.
And it could be that our efforts to transform society is Afghanistan -- Iraq.
Are gonna prove.
To fall short and we're better off frankly -- killing the people who don't -- -- of these drone missiles -- the -- -- the underrated.
Weapon and then we've been using them all on.
Instead of trying to make friends of the villagers in -- having observed was bitterly fought in Afghanistan.
And -- -- -- -- better so a triumph for President Obama.
Time for the technology.
Leaders as it that way triumph for the I mean -- I'm sure.
The people who the Democrats who Obama Democrats with has been a senator that voted against.
That that cruise missiles thirty years of importers recommend I was in the Reagan administration bush 41 -- we all time we heard oh.
Military's attack to high tech to advance to technological is spent -- now look at it.
So -- one thing to say this.
What technology does -- -- -- would -- -- -- -- -- the credit means there had to be strategy behind the use of these things and we -- great contrast between the strategy the previous administration.
And and this one and I gotta tell -- I like the results here a lot value --