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Israel in the US announcing a successful test of a joint missile defense system over the Mediterranean city.
This is footage or not to -- from a previous test launch of the arrow weapons system that's developed by the US and Israel all.
The -- system is intended to intercept ballistic missiles fired from Iran.
You can see this test was a success.
At coming up in the next hour -- bidder is live in Jerusalem for us on this potentially huge step forward in Israel's security.
Syria's regime is stepping up its brutal military assault on the city of homes as twin bombings -- serious financial capital.
Killing at least 28 people injuring.
Nearly 200 war this is the White House is finding itself under increasing pressure to do war to oust Syrian leader.
But -- -- Fox News national security analysts KT McFarland host of Fox News -- Defcon three joins me now -- T.
I -- and so we understand the State Department that mideast envoy there is traveling overseas to try put together this so called.
Friends of Syria coalition involving Morocco France Bahrain.
Turkey is there anything this coalition can do to stop what's happening in Syria.
You know did very little -- that anybody can do at this point because the United Nations and particularly Russia and China have been -- anything.
That might even smack about flight condemnation -- -- -- the nations.
So -- -- maybe what these friends of Syria can do is have some kind of a safe harbor for refugees.
To -- to.
But that military option with Syria even the diplomatic -- -- theory is really not there anymore and -- a couple of -- themselves.
Well -- why is Syria.
Okay look first of all Syria has some very powerful brands I'm like for example Libya -- far fewer people were Calvin and Syria already.
But but -- got to run and a lot of this is our -- major ally in the region -- not gonna give up Syria without a fight the second thing is who do we help.
Okay there's no real Syrian army not like -- -- with Libya so we can't really give military assistance is something that doesn't even exist yet.
And the third thing is that we're pretty stretch Stanley -- at two aircraft carriers in the Persian gulf presenting a third one American.
The president -- sad he's getting out of the Middle East he wants to -- Asia.
So it leaves us with not very many options.
Unfortunately and sadly and to me the issue really if that is that is to say what's going on today in Syria.
The issue isn't really Syrian the issue is Iran.
Because Iran -- -- Syria as it snakes -- you know if you -- tell us snake.
You don't just.
Chop off -- -- chop off the head and that's why.
We really need to confront the issue we've got with Iran Iran's nuclear weapons at a rise expansion into the region but what are you suggesting that we do -- Iran.
About Iran I think we've got to do something right now.
To cause their economy has so -- that are really collapses.
So that the Iranian people themselves rise up and demand regime change the same way that Reagan so stressed the Soviet economy.
In the middle 1980s that the that the so they've -- themselves rose up to change their regime because if we don't do that we don't do that soon.
We're gonna be stuck with two lousy options several six months nine months from now and that's to bomb Iran.
Knowing that -- ignite a regional armed -- regional war and that Middle East and in fact even coming back to haunt us in the United States.
Or letter -- get about which means every country in that region.
We'll nuke up and then the next conflict you have in the Middle East and you know for 3000 years as always another conflict in the Middle East could wasn't clear.
Okay so you think that if we -- Iran financially.
-- somehow that then.
That would have an effect on serious stopping this brutal -- -- the big enough for eleven months 5400 people.
Including women and children at least have been killed but you think it that would stop if we heard Iran and that way.
Yeah I what I'm personally wouldn't stop it fast enough but hey here's what I'm proposing.
If we have an option C with a -- when I worked for Henry Kissinger he always said you always want -- options option NA.
Bomb Iran option -- let Iran get the -- but -- want options seat.
Which is -- so stressed their economy now how would you do that.
By and it -- not just a little tiny sanctions that -- around but sanctions which really prevent Iran's oil from getting to the world market.
That is 80% of their GMP.
And -- they were unable to sell their oil on the international market because we -- banking sanctions to stop them.
That Iran -- out of money in a matter of weeks and months at that point.
No money for Hezbollah Hamas they've already cut back on Hezbollah Hamas funding no money for the Syrian -- -- No money for -- all of the unbelievable thank subsidies they get around people.
Iranian leadership at that point is so busy -- of their heads they don't have time to do is outer banks KT -- always great to have your expertise thanks so lunch.
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