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-- rigor to the -- on foreign relations.
Who's written have heard her racquet a piece about Syria and warning people.
That -- that there is no credible military -- in fact if anybody tries to take any military action.
Against the Syrian government that it could well.
Make things even worse thank you very much for joining us.
Would you like to explain yourself because there -- an awful lot of people on Capitol Hill including Senator McCain and others who say.
It's time to get involved militarily.
Thanks for having me KT the risks of getting involved militarily in Syria a deep a protracted.
And -- The United States.
Is huge interest in the region we've Iran -- to the top.
-- is Yemen and Egypt and Saudi Arabia -- dial.
With Pakistan and the Afghanistan conflict still -- -- At this juncture would the fiscal crisis in the background.
I don't think it's why he's either for the United States nor is it something that the local Syrian coordination committees -- directly asking full.
That the US military intervention play itself out in the country that is sectarian.
To the -- that has tribal warfare already unfolding that has.
The cities such as how I'm and act and Damascus and -- -- -- -- what -- -- at one another's throats.
This is not the kind of area of conflict in which the United States should be militarily getting involved in.
A -- course Ford would be to realize that in the outskirts of Damascus say in.
Because of the -- thus far I cease fire has been held for a number of weeks.
That's an indication of the regime is open to doing business with the rebels and it would be wise a more diplomatic and prudent and also cost effective at this juncture.
To try and broker a cease fire and Holmes who with the Russians and the Chinese and the British at the Helm.
With the United States -- that removed her rather than getting involved in -- another complex Muslim nation in the Middle East.
Yes it's for the Syrian situation -- -- to problems at once one is the humanitarian issue where.
Aside -- slaughtering his own people.
There seems to be no relief for them but the other is the geopolitical.
And geo strategic big picture's story which is.
Syria is Iran's ally and a region.
Syria is an essential part of Iran's expansion as per -- And if there was any way to separate Syria from Iran.
They would be great for.
For the entire western half interest in the regions -- -- is -- a possibility.
-- -- let's take -- -- -- catering thing about the humanitarian issue and relieve the surfer and protect the innocent and secondly is it going to be possible to somehow.
Separate Syria and Iran.
What on the humanitarian front I think the cease fire is the most effective way -- And I think it's also worth bearing in mind to that is the wave of the homes conflict -- of late.
What to do with the fact that thirteen Syrian soldiers were held.
Hostage were kidnapped.
By any of the protestors and this is not a sign off people who are.
But the -- -- -- -- to democracy activists in these armed rebels who have attacked soldiers and being attacked in response.
I'm not justifying for a moment the butchery in the savagery of the Syrian dictatorship.
But we have to bear in mind -- the Syrian opposition isn't exactly Nelson Mandela old -- inspired they to a violent.
And they too have kill soldiers at that there's there's a real civilian civil war breaking out and the best -- for days for a cease fire on both parts but especially on the side of the.
Opposition to realize of the best way forward is to -- in peaceful.
Democratic means and more importantly not to provoke an enemy such -- that that the bush had that in the shuttle I said.
And then expect that somehow his retribution will not be as harsh as it has been.
So -- -- -- strategic move cut miscalculation on the part of the opposition and the best favor that the United States and its allies can do to the opposition is to help unite them.
Help them understand how to defeat the enemy in the long term and have a day off the plan in place rather than topple the regime today without -- -- walking -- against the Iranians who.
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