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Welcome back everybody -- UN weapons inspectors are set to arrive in Tehran today to check.
To see just how far along Iran is producing nuclear weapons time is running out the president must deal with Iran now and that's.
The word from a new op Ed former Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge who wrote this week in which he describes Iran's leadership as quote.
Hateful and disdainful of western values.
Ridge says it's time to act decisively -- he joins us now thank you so much for joining us government to have you here today but acting decisively.
Does that mean.
From what you believe is that the White House has not acted aggressively enough to embrace the opposition in Iran right now.
Precisely mean if you if one thinks of the relationship when I ran over the past several years -- there's a litany and I'll probably miss a few but -- the number one terrorist state.
Responsible for killing GIs and Marines in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Responsible for supporting Assad in Syria.
Responsible for supporting Hamas and Hezbollah -- stricter -- the closest friends from removed ridiculous Saudi ambassador.
In the United States.
-- are now holding a former -- for US citizen and pumped up chargers are being a spy.
Has threatened Israel's existence has ignored four rounds of sanctions.
And -- and we talk and we just keep talking about them instead of saying what we need to do.
Regime change regime change regime change.
And they're not -- publicly bypass has been reluctant to actively.
Embrace the opposition Democrat realistic human rather remarkable I think those of us were so important in the UK opposition of the people's will should be number -- Recognize -- democratic opposition with Iran and that we think the most effective happens to be the MEK.
This organization was put on the terrorist list foreign terrorists list by President Clinton thinking perhaps that -- com.
To the regime in 97 might lead to negotiations were fifteen years later.
Would this litany of death destruction and -- under their belt week.
Keep running back to the United Nations hoping that.
One more sanctioned -- my view is he retaliated saying he probably get to a couple of other centrifuges as it moved closer poker nuclear capability.
And they refused to recognize a democratic opposition -- refused to stand up publicly and say we want a regime change we will delist the Nikkei.
These are 3400 dead men and women.
Whom we disarm the military states military disarm them in 2004.
We vetted them back him in 2004.
We've had our military living with him and he talked to the generals and colonels who interacted with these people they'll tell you the FBI I was right department -- -- they're not terrorists.
They have no inclination no capability -- Democrat small.
And we need to take tomorrow off the the watch list the first terrorist organization that doesn't mean they're gonna have a regime change overnight but it sends a signal to the mullahs and Ahmadinejad.
-- to talk and we'll keep imposing sanctions but we're gonna recognize legitimate democratic opposition to -- We're gonna and yeah we have -- again threatening about the Strait of Hormuz for example cutting it off and threatening while supplies center and and we don't really hear.
A great outcry from not just -- -- from other neighboring nations.
It's really rather remarkable when you think about.
With the administration has done in the Middle Eastern and we finally recognize the Arab Spring but we've ignored a couple of Persian -- We ignored the uprising earlier in 2011 we ignored the fact.
The -- with the Maliki government -- inning killed 36.
These Iranian citizens who were north of Baghdad.
We've been that we say we we will we want to get rid of the Qaddafi.
And we're worried about the people and jazzy -- we're not worried about the people would -- Ashcroft we certainly didn't do anything in support of the democratic resistance when it is.
-- on the streets of parental interest for occasions -- we keep talking sanctions we need to talk regime change.
We -- talk about delisting we need to -- delist the -- not that that's gonna turn things around overnight but -- and disabled from the -- and on -- his job.
Sanctions regime change we're -- recognize the opposition there's a Persian springer has spent time we recognize that great to see you thank you very much room -- thank you very much all the -- year.
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