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And now -- returned to the other side of Afghanistan.
To Iran and we've got joining us from Washington that the senior felt Middle Eastern studies at The Heritage Foundation.
James -- -- Jim good to have you back.
A lot of I want you gotta love doesn't -- and a lot of sabres in the last couple of days -- had a military engagement they put out threats to America.
To anybody else they've got the ability to blockade and -- shot off the Strait of Hormuz driving world.
Oil prices and a world economy -- -- -- tailspin.
Jim should we be worried about Iran can they do that senate so -- baited us.
It is so worrisome threat but we need to keep in perspective.
This rhetoric increasingly bellicose as it may be columns as an extension oh.
On intensifying war of nerves.
Over Iran's defiance.
All all of its nuclear Bob program.
This defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.
There's and stocks that virus on the show and there -- infrastructure.
Because some older dog nuclear scientists -- have defected or open assassinated.
Recent drone episode where we saw the Iran audience claim moral -- drone that -- malfunctioned.
They claim that they took control of Britain brought it down.
And no they're using a previously scheduled dog military exercise.
-- threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz and that's something they've done many times in the past.
All but this time it comes as part of -- in increasingly all worrisome confrontation with the west.
And -- Jim what are the advantages of this Internet -- -- that we're able to interact with our audience unlike every other medium.
And so we get questions from our audience and people if you -- the audience is out there wanting to get your say.
Peterson a question to me Twitter KT McFarland or join the live chat -- on the web -- we've got a question from tall task guy.
He's skeptical any says more proof does the UN or the US have better -- is actually building nuclear weapons is this -- same sort of thing.
-- we heard before about Iran Iraq and -- weapons of mass destruction is there any credible evidence.
Supposition about Iran's nuclear program.
-- what will we do have evidence so in the form -- or.
Computer upload data taken out of Iran.
We have -- the I would.
-- Collins of some defectors.
But also we we -- Call widespread.
Doug tuchman logical information the fact that.
The Newton uranium enrichment site in the -- was hidden by Iran until it was revealed body -- -- -- -- sources.
We have the the enrichment site inside a mountain.
Near the city of whom.
That's all western intelligence.
Didn't do much to do 2010.
Oh -- we have.
But the fact that there's no economic reason for Iran to fix it invests so extravagantly.
Are in but in the end uranium enrichment.
In other technologies.
One it's much cheaper for -- To use the natural gas that it flares are two to build electrical power plants or -- it's gonna go.
And into convention into nuclear power.
To borrow -- that the fuel from foreign countries.
And the fact that Iran is willing to -- a truck and does sustain so many sanctions are doesn't make sense is that this is a purely economic our calculation.
Are -- -- apparently all of static.
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