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-- former house speaker new Gingrich and the senator seat -- a foreign policy Charles.
speaker -- IAEA is going to be delivering report.
In a couple of days which will show that Iran is clearly on a path to acquiring nuclear -- it could be on the threshold.
If you were president today what would you do about that would you.
Threaten -- would you carry out a military strike and if you didn't.
And the Israelis we're going to would you give them a Green light yellow light or -- -- Well -- backwards if the Israelis decided as a matter of national survival.
That they have to eliminate the Iranian nuclear capacity.
I would strongly support from automatically.
I don't think the United States has the moral right.
To say to a country whose people voting going through one holocaust.
Two nuclear weapons is a holocaust.
And I think to ask them to take that risk is is unconscionable.
And howling about two dozen states as we -- vastly more powerful imagery.
I think this country -- said this is -- uses 2001.
This country should have as its policy would Reagan.
Thatcher and Pope John Paul the second did in the 1980s we should be for the absolute replacement of the current regime.
We should apply economic human.
In a worst case we should blockade.
The flow of gasoline into the country and cripple their economy.
We should be -- actively subsidizing.
Every dissident group in the country and actively helping with communications gear and other things.
And and make it quite clear worldwide we are in favor the replacement regime.
And -- put anybody who sustains a regime and engages in active violence into its human rights should expect to be tried as good as a criminal.
And I would do everything I could to break them down is -- -- -- from both the North Korea.
And in Iran we keep trying to find ways to deal with regimes that are outlaw regimes.
And you -- case they have a leader who overtly calls for the destruction of Israel and overtly calls the defeat United States.
And in a country which has consistently.
Well fought us since 1979.
-- we keep pretending that there's some common ground but it's.
Regime changes over the horizon.
And there on the threshold of a -- -- and nuke.
Would you consider and we do carry out a military strike he can't have that as you say -- and our capacity is infinitely.
More effective in a hypothetical circumstances at the top of the -- no -- this except that it'll sensitive.
You have to be in the room look at the information -- make your best judgment that moment.
There are a lot of different ways of taking out things started with Covert operations.
I would actively favor very aggressive Covert operations but I also -- Covert operations to take out the only refinery in the country.
Because you could be you can bring that country to a halt and they're -- you sixty days.
speaker last week major general -- Fuller was dismissed.
In Afghanistan because of comments he made criticizing.
Hamid Karzai after Karzai had said that he would side with Pakistan in the war against the United States.
You think he should have been fired and if not want to.
-- I I don't think it's generally.
And good I don't know what's gonna happen to his career as opposed to being reassigned.
But I think it's generally not a good idea for two star generals to pick arguments -- presence.
I once went to see you've been great great commander John story who just restart the time and I couldn't see it wasn't writing a book and I -- -- -- -- -- -- He had been sent back because you've given a speech at a high school.
In which it explained that the real likelihood of war was between Russia and China.
And the Carter administration thought -- three star generals and command of course.
Probably shouldn't be speaking like this now they talked sincerely he got a fourth star became -- -- -- training American women -- -- for years.
But I do think it's fair to say the generals ought to be relatively cautious about public speeches.
And probably shouldn't take on the host country president.
You know whether we like it or not the voters in the media are very -- -- in your personal life.
And your daughter's role.
I guess back in May trying to clear up an episode this becomes sort of legendary about you and your wife and first -- in a -- hospital room service divorce papers.
And I'm just wondering if you think given this kind of personal baggage and -- In fact is so widely discussed.
That this is too much baggage free that would okay and and would prevent you from winning in the primary.
Earnings or in the general election -- -- Number -- -- people ask about was remarkably small.
Anybody who does Aston Jackie Cushman is my daughter she writes a weekly columns to the website.
And and then you know look -- Jackie Cushman.
She wrote her experience as my daughter.
And I think you'll find there that it's thoroughly explain and -- that particular story purely and simply false to -- -- --
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